Author Archives:Pat Fernandes

Author Bio:

Using all the skills, experience and knowledge gained in my work life, it gives me great joy to help professional business owners to find a comfortable office space to carry out their day to day work. At Innovative Professional Offices we provide executive office space for solo-preneurs and small companies. We provide virtual office services for those who work from home, but need a business address and telephone. We provide board rooms for meetings and small seminars.

How COVID-19 Boosts the Demand for Short-Term Office Rentals

December 31, 2021

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has perhaps permanently changed the office workspace landscape. In the past, many offices would consist of rows upon rows of cubicles or executive office suites for people to work in. Now and even before the pandemic started, many organizations have started to take on a more minimalist approach to office configurations. […]

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Serviced Executive Office Rentals vs. Conventional Office Spaces

December 10, 2021

When your company is still in its start-up phase, it makes sense to opt for remote working solutions and utilize IPO’s virtual services. However, if you want to maintain a steady growth trajectory, eventually you’re going to have to expand your workforce and secure a fully furnished office space in Mississauga or Ottawa. Office and […]

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8 Reasons You Should Use Professional Mailbox Rental Services for Your Business

November 26, 2021

While many businesses have been able to successfully implement a return to the office or business as usual, there are still a few outliers. Some office workers, managers, and business owners have chosen to continue working remotely for the foreseeable future to cut down costs and minimize the risk of contracting and transmitting COVID-19.  As […]

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The Dangers of Registering or Advertising Your Business at Your Home Address

November 12, 2021

Starting a new business or expanding an existing one comes with a series of challenges that entrepreneurs must overcome in order to be successful. A primary concern during the early stages of brand and business development is finding an affordable and suitable location to setup shop. Using your home address while you figure things out […]

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How to Structure Your Business Space when You Return to the Office

October 22, 2021

Making the return to the office as seamless, safe, and comfortable for all employees is top of mind right now for every business owner and office administrator. When looking into short-term offices in Ottawa or small business office space in Mississauga, it’s important to weigh all of the pros and cons that each venue has to offer against the specific needs of your business. Returning to the office takes a lot or careful consideration and planning. It has to be done right and you have to take the most appropriate approach or risk having it quickly backfire on you.

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Pain Points of Returning to the Office and How to Overcome Them

October 8, 2021

As employees prepare for the inevitable return to the office in the coming weeks and months, organizations across various industries face a lot of unique pain points when it comes to helping their employees get reacquainted with the daily routine of office life. 
Fully furnished serviced office and meeting spaces in Ottawa or Mississauga can help make the transition a lot easier. Here are some of the most common pain points companies are likely to face along with sound solutions on how to overcome them successfully. 

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Tips for Preparing to Return to the Office Post-Pandemic

September 17, 2021

Working from home was a great convenience for a little while, but it was never meant to be a permanent change. As the prospect of returning to the office inches closer, here are some great tips to help employers and employees prepare for this new chapter in their careers.

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7 Reasons to Go Back to the Office after the Pandemic

September 3, 2021

Commuting to work every day certainly isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but many office workers who feel completely isolated and unmotivated working from home feel the need to reunite with their coworkers. With this in mind, here are seven reasons for employees to return to the office after the pandemic is over.

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Why Are Face-to-Face Meetings with Clients So Important?

August 20, 2021

Remote work has undoubtedly become the new normal way of doing things for many businesses across a variety of industries, but that was mostly out of necessity. Thanks to advanced technology and its many communication platforms, remote work and meetings will always be an option to those who prefer it. But, conducting face-to-face meetings with […]

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7 Compelling Reasons to Lead the Way Back to the Office

August 6, 2021

In December 2019, COVID-19 started making its way around the globe. Since then, it managed to completely upend many common social and professional institutions and ways of life. The modern workplace setup that we had all become accustomed to over the years was arguably hit the hardest in an economical sense. As businesses scrambled to […]

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