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Anaheim Virtual Office Space Gives Entrepreneurs Tech Inroads

ANAHHEIM, CA-If you are a hockey fan, you know Anaheim. Of course, there’s plenty more to Anaheim than the Ducks. You can do smart business in Anaheim Hills, especially if you tap into virtual office space.

Anaheim offers a diverse business community that’s home to well-known companies. Anaheim has a strong industrial and technology company presence, and is known for offering the right resources to help manufacturing companies remain competitive. So if you are serving these industries, whether you have set up shop in Anaheim or not, consider how a virtual office could help you make a better impression.

A virtual office in Anaheim can give you the local market presence you need to serve technology and manufacturing companies there. You may only make it to Anaheim once a month for high-tech client meetings, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make it convenient for clients to drop off packages at a professional office building where a receptionist is waiting to receive them on your behalf. Indeed, having a local market presence can help you establish stronger client relations even if your home office is a 30-minute drive away.

Located at 160 N. Riverview Dr., the Anaheim Hills Business Center offers you a prime business address in Anaheim. You can also enjoy mail and package receipt, a business support center, lobby greeter, client drop off and pick up point, and, for an extra fee, mail forwarding and shipping services. You can also rent conference room and day office space on demand at this location. Virtual office space in Anaheim starts at just $95 a month.

Smoke All You Want From Your Virtual Office Space

ROCHESTER, MINN—Did you hear about the Mayo Clinic’s move to develop a Global

Smoke-Free Worksite Challenge. The goal is to expand the number of employees in every industry that work in a smoke-free environment. It crosses private sector companies, nongovernmental organizations and governments. Partners are committed to making their worksites 100 percent smoke-free.

“Secondhand smoke affects everyone. This challenge protects workers from secondhand smoke who don’t have any choice,” says Richard Hurt, M.D., chairman of Global Bridges and founding director of Mayo’s Nicotine Dependence Center.

“Smokers in a smoke-free environment are more likely to reduce their smoking and increase the chances of them quitting smoking, so it’s healthy for everyone. Right now, over 30 countries across the world have smoke-free workplace laws, which is pretty amazing.”

With more countries implementing smoke-free workplace laws, smokers are probably taking more smoke breaks outside the office. That, of course, can hinder productivity. Barring smokers giving up the habit, companies may be better off letting smokers telecommute from a virtual office at least part of the time—so they can smoke all they want.

Virtual office technologies set the stage for telecommuting, which gives employees the freedom to workshift, i.e. work non-traditional work hours. But it would also give telecommuting employees to smoke freely in their virtual offices. Just like people can and do work in their pajamas from a virtual office, as studies show, so too can they smoke a cigarette without stopping the work flow.

What’s more, with virtual office space, smokers aren’t subjecting others in the workplace to the dangerous second hand smoke Hurt mentioned. Although smoking is hardly a key motivator for adopting alternative workplace strategies, it is one more reason to bolster the argument, especially considering there are about 1.2 billion smokers in the world and some studies show smoking costs America alone $97 billion productivity each year.

Top 10 Considerations for Alternative Workplace Strategies

CHICAGO-Alternative workplace strategies and virtual offices are gaining momentum in the down economy. But it’s not just the down economy driving AWS forward—it’s the changing face of the workforce. The world is global, mobile, virtual, and moves at lightning speed.

“The basic premise of AWS is using less real estate to support more performance,” writes Tom Mulhern, a strategic planner in Gensler’s Chicago office. “The people are happier because they spend more time being productive in places outside the office—client sites, home, coffee shops nearer to their homes—and less time commuting and polluting. When people do come into the office, they use their time to collaborate and build connections to each other and to the organization’s culture and brand.”

In Mulhern’s article, he outlines 10 important lessons his firm has learned from its experiences with alternative workplace strategies I’ve outlined them here. You can read a fuller account by visiting the original article. But here are his thoughts in summary:

  1. Decide which organization is going to lead the AWS charge, human resources, IT or real estate.

  2. Set concrete, clear ROI targets.

  3. Focus on gain rather than loss.

  4. Design for presence, not absence.

  5. Mobility is an acquired taste.

  6. Be flexible about flexibility.

  7. Get on the same page.

  8. Beware stereotypes.

  9. Link time and space.

  10. Count what really counts.

One element of an alternative workplace strategy is a virtual office. Davinci has plenty of virtual offices in Chicago (Gensler’s neighborhood) to choose from.

Chandler Virtual Office Space Helps Start-Ups Serve Tech Industry

CHANDLER, ARIZ.-Founded in 1912, Chandler is one of the oldest cities in Arizona—but it’s got some of the most modern virtual office technologies available today.

There are plenty of competitive advantages to doing business in Chandler, especially in the North Chandler, Downtown Chandler, Price Corridor, Airpark Area and West Chandler employment corridors. You can rent ample office space there, but many people doing business in Chandler are opting for virtual office space.

If your company serves the industrial or tech sectors, a Chandler virtual office may be right for you. Chandler offers plenty of opportunities in biosciences and life sciences and is investing significant resources in the 101 Science & Technology Corridor. Some of the companies that call Chandler home include Freescale, Microchip Technology, Orbital Sciences and Intel.

Chandler is within minutes of every major freeway in the Phoenix-metro area. The Phoenix transit system would let you come and go as you please, even to places like the Sky Harbor International Airport. Beyond technology, major companies there include Bank of America, Wells Fargo, eBay, Verizon, and Toyota Financial Services.

You can find virtual offices in Chandler at Davinci Virtual Office Solutions. Davinci has partnered with the Chandler Business Center to offer prime virtual office space. Located at 1820 East Ray Road, the Chandler Business Center offers you a prime business address, mail and package receipt, a business support center, lobby greeter, client drop-off and pick-up point, and mail forwarding and shipping services. Our Chandler virtual offices also give you access to a conference room and day office space on demand at an hourly rate.

Whether you need virtual office space in Chandler, Los Angeles, Boston or Miami, Davinci has the right solutions for you. You can also tap into virtual office solutions such as virtual assistants and virtual receptionists.

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Virtual Offices in Louisville Help Commuters Avoid Sherman Minton Bridge Problems

LOUISVILLE-It’s not always a natural disaster that makes it nearly impossible to get to work. Sometimes it’s other public safety issues. That’s the case in Louisville, Kentucky where the Sherman Minton Bridge is closed indefinitely due to structural cracks.

“The closing leaves motorists in Kentucky and Indiana looking for alternate routes across the river. Late Friday, transportation officials were encouraging motorists to use Interstate 65, the Kennedy and Second Street bridges and Interstate 265 while an official plan is devised over the weekend,” reports the Louisville Courier-Journal.

When issues like this arise, it’s time to explore the benefits of alternative workplace strategies like telecommuting from a virtual office. Virtual office technologies can empower workers to do more from home without wasting potentially hours a day looking for alternative routes across the river, which connects New Albany with Louisville.

Davinci Virtual Office Solutions has two virtual office locations in Louisville: Hurstbourne Business Center and Brownsboro Business Center. Both virtual office solutions offer a prime business address, mail and package receipt, a business support center, lobby greeter, client drop off and pick up point, and access to day office space and conference rooms. You can also opt for mail forwarding and shipping services for an extra fee if you can’t get into that area of Louisville to pick up your mail.

Located at 9900 Corporate Campus Drive, the Hurtsbourne Business Center offers all of these services for $79 a month. The Browsnboro Business Center, located at 4965 US Highway 42, also offers these services for $79 a month. If you need additional virtual office support, you can also opt for a virtual receptionist, virtual assistant, or web conferencing.