After the office relocation is completed, the tenant most likely has the contractual obligation to return the office/building space to a condition outlined in their lease agreement. Decommissioning the facility for turnover to the landlord/owner can involve a multitude of services.
A properly qualified commercial relocation company is prepared to perform or coordinate the following services:
Select a commercial relocation company with the expertise and resources to provide “turn key” decommissioning services.
Meeting with Property Management to verify required condition and hours of performance.
- Removal and liquidation/recycling of remaining furniture, fixtures and equipment to include modular systems furniture and complex filing systems.
- Removal and disposal of communication and network cabling – complete removal from ceiling and floor channels; or cut cables at wall outlets and roll up in ceiling space.
- Removal and liquidation/recycling of warehouse racking, air handling systems
- Removal and disposal of trash
- Removal and disposal of appliances
- Vacuum office carpeting and tile flooring to a “Broom Clean” condition
- Sweep concrete flooring in warehouse/production areas to a “Broom Clean” Condition
- Repair of wall surfaces
- Replacement of ceiling tiles
- Environmental issues and hazardous materials – asbestos, lead paints, soil contamination, chemicals and flammables to be handled by a licensed and qualified company at the direction of the commercial relocation company.
- Perform a final walkthrough of facility with property management for compliance sign off and presentation to client.
- Liquidation and Recycling services be “Green” and targeted for re-use rather than landfill disposal.