Pros and Cons of Moving Your Business to a New State

Moving your business to a new state is a huge and exciting event that can be really eventful and also kind of scary. Relocating across state lines can be pretty stressful to coordinate and pull off, especially if you haven’t done the proper planning required for a move of that scale and type. To make sure your business’ relocation is done correctly and efficiently, follow our tips for moving businesses out of state. 

Pros of Relocating Your Business

There are a lot of reasons why your business might be making a big move. If there are better goods, services, suppliers, or lower operational costs or rent in different areas, businesses may flock to these more reasonable areas. Plus, if your business is located in a less than ideal location, moving might give your loyal employees a chance to live in a more enjoyable area, or one with more to offer them or their kids. 

Additionally, if your company does a lot of in-person business with various clients or other businesses in other states, it might make sense to move closer to these people instead of constantly moving back and forth. 

At the end of the day, it could also just come down to being able to have larger or better space for your office, warehouse, or whatever sort of space your business is in, at a better value or price than what you’re paying now. 

Risks of Moving Your Business

As is the case with any big undertaking like this, there are a lot of risks involved with relocating your business out of state. Most of these risks have to do with overall costs involved with the move, and whether or not your business can handle them. 

In addition to moving your business itself, which is already a huge undertaking, you might also have to provide for and pay for the moving costs of your employees who relocate with you. However, it’s worth the cost if you have a staff of continually loyal and hardworking people behind you who are dedicated to your operation. 

Additionally, your business runs the risk of losing customers or relationships with the clients that are located near you, all while trying to relocate to strengthen the relationships you have with other clients. It’s a Catch 22 in a lot of cases, so it just comes down to which is the most beneficial for you and your business. 

When you weigh the pros and cons up against one another and determine that moving to a new state is the right choice for your business, you need to come up with a detailed and exact plan as to how you plan to coordinate and conduct this move for the good of your business and your employees. 

You need to come up with a reasonable timeline, budget, and general expectation for what you’ll expect from your movers, and how long you want to give your staff to look for homes and make the transition. 

Looking for movers which specialize in corporate relocations, as well as employee relocations? Look no further than Hollander Storage & Moving Co. for everything you need.


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