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  Commercial and medical offices are now evolving into inspiring work environments for employees and their clients. If your business is running within a cramped or dated space, your productivity and profitability could suffer. To counteract those negative effects, start planning an office move or new fitout. Offering comprehensive services revolving around design and construction, Urban Group provides your company the tailored solutions you need for your desired office fitout. From the planning phases to the fulfillment of the project, our team of licensed and experienced professionals will guide you every step of the way.

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Design Trends – Microsoft Wellington

The Microsoft Wellington Office has transformed a tired, uninspiring space into a hub of collaboration that accommodates different working styles and is also a better reflection of Microsoft as a global leader. The previous office space was described as an ‘ocean of screens’ or a maze of segregated ‘work holes’, swallowing staff and discouraging communication – at odds with the company culture. Working closely with Microsoft staff, including a survey about their optimal working style, the design team developed an open-plan solution that is flexible and forward-thinking. The office is divided into four distinct zones of activity. The Greeting Hub […]

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Choosing The Perfect Office Chair

Is your workday composed of sitting for many hours in a chair typing, speaking on the telephone, browsing the Web, and meeting with clients and work-mates? Do your back, neck, shoulders and rear end pay the price? Just like selecting a vehicle which has modifiable seats so that you can see over the wheel and drive sensibly, it’s necessary to ‘test drive’ a new office chair before purchase so that you can find one that adjusts correctly for your body weight and dimensions. Seat : A chair seat must be snug for a lengthy period of time. It should be […]

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Designing Your Home Office

After you have taken the plunge and made a decision to telecommute you will need to think about your work environment. While you might be able to get away with this sort of working style once in awhile, you are going to need to design a small office space that’s efficient and effective. There are a couple of things that you are going to need to consider when you’re planning your space. It’s not extremely professional to have clients walk through your kitchen with dirty dishes in the sink to get to your office. Regardless of whether you don’t meet […]

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New Personnel Can Be A Safety Risk

New personel and contractors can be a safety risk if induction procedures are not followed, exposing the business to unnecessary risks. Contractors, Sub-Contractors and visitors to your office should all be informed of the company’s safety procedures and policies. Contractor Management Urban Group has very strict policies in place to ensure compliance with Health and Safety Regulations, and appoints a Project Manager for all projects. The project manager ensures implementation of Urban’s WHS requirements at each of the following stages of the contract: –       Project evaluation and specification –       Evaluation of tenders –       Pre-commencement of work –       Ongoing monitoring and […]

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