Tips For Renting Office Spaces

You will need to have an office space if you’re just starting out as a business owner. The biggest concern is your budget. You need to estimate your budget so that you can find an office space that you can afford. The monthly lease payment for your building will depend on the quality of the building and its location.

You will not be able to obtain a coworking space in the best building as you will have some budget limitations. But before you go looking at buildings, you need to know how much space you need for your work. You have to make sure that you don’t pay too much for rent and that you don’t choose the wring sized space. The monthly lease on the space will also vary according to the length of lease term, availability of office spaces in the area, maintenance charges, views to outside etc. You will be able to negotiate more if your lease term is more than a year. Also, you will find that an interior office space is cheaper than an office space that has many views to the outside. You will also need to check property insurance and property taxes.

To find out how much space you need, you have to look at how many employees you’re going to hire. If you are planning on hiring more employees in the future, you have to take that into consideration when you choose. Also, if you’re planning to downsize the company, go for a smaller space. Find about 4 or 5 options for shared office space in Hong Kong so that you can compare costs, services etc. and figure out which one suits your requirements the best. You can consult with a local broker to find office spaces to lease. They will know the area thoroughly and will be able to provide you good information about the listings in the area. But they need to have experience with leasing office spaces before. There are also websites that provide property listings.

Once you have a few options, you have to go visit the office space with your broker. This will give you a clearer idea of what the space actually looks like. You have to consider the size, cost and location of the office space. It is better to have the building located near your employees’ residences so that they are easily able to come to work. Choose the easier option for the majority of your staff. You should also think about proximity to public transport and highways. You may have other business needs. Make sure that your chosen office space is located closer to them and close to compatible businesses such as cafes and restaurants.

The Household Pest Identifier

There are many types of pests present in the world and at some point of your life, you are bound to find these creepy crawlies running around in your household and you need to be able to properly identify which creepy crawly you are dealing with. Here is a guide, with information on the most common types of pests found in your household. 


There are said to be roughly 4000 species of cockroaches in the world, and at least 40 of those species of cockroaches live in human habitats, therefore there is a very high percentage that currently there are cockroaches running around in your house. The most common type of cockroach is the brown-branded cockroach that is also know as Supella Longipalpa; they are brown in color and are 10 to 14mm long, and they have two stripes of light colored browns on their wings. They are usually found in warm temperature areas, for example, your attic, ceilings, or behind your sink and refrigerator. Know more about termite services.


Spiders have over 45,000 species on all continents except Antarctica. Spiders have eight legs and eight eyes and therefore are definitely on the top of our list of which is the ‘creepiest crawly’ around. The most common type of household spider is said to be harmless and is called an American house spider also known as the Parasteatoda Tepidariorum. 

These house spiders are 5 to 9mm in length and are commonly grey or brown in color with chevron markings along their body.  If you find any other type of spider in your household, then make sure to look up its characteristics before approaching it, as some spiders can be very harmful. 

Bed bugs

Bed bugs are most commonly found under your mattress, sheets, picture frames and furniture. They typically feed on dead skin cells and blood. Bed bugs are oval in shape and have a red-brown color, and are said to be 5mm long. Other signs you have bed bugs is if you notice bloodstains on your sheets, if you also see skin, then it is definitely time for you to consider bed bug removal, as young bugs shed as they grow. Getting rid of bed bugs can be quite a hassle, therefore it is recommended to hire a professional who is aware of what needs to be done and that is confident and knows how to use bed bug pesticide carefully. After reading the above information carefully, you should be able to easily identify and find appropriate remedies such as store bought pesticides or consider hiring a professional to get rid of any bug infestation that is present in your household.