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.

COVID-19 Strategies We’ve Adopted for Our Office Spaces

June 12, 2020

There’s no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the business landscape across multiple industries. Many businesses have taken this time to reflect upon and improve their existing business practices and company cultures, oftentimes for the better. Culturally, we’ve become glaringly more aware of our surroundings, our personal behaviours, and how our actions can […]

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How to Effectively Set Up and Run a Virtual Office during COVID-19

May 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on a number of difficult challenges for many businesses around the globe. Primarily, the challenge facing most businesses is figuring out safe and innovative ways of maintaining their operations whilst laying off as few employees as possible. If this is something you can relate to, then it’s worthwhile to look […]

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How IPO Can Help Your Business Adjust to the New Normal

May 15, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant financial, mental, and physical impact on businesses of all sizes with many business owners struggling to stay afloat. Small businesses have arguably taken the biggest financial hit. Although many businesses like bars, restaurants, hair salons, and dry cleaners are being allowed to open back up, their operational levels […]

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9 Tips for Switching from a Traditional Office to a Virtual Office

April 9, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have closed their offices temporarily and their employees are working from home. If this new set-up has been successful, business owners may be questioning the need to continue having a dedicated office space when the government allows businesses to reopen. A virtual office is part of […]

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How Virtual Offices Can Help Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

April 3, 2020

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the business world is going through an unprecedented period of uncertainty and change. At a time like this, Canadian entrepreneurs and business managers need to look at new solutions to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus and to keep their businesses afloat. Setting up a virtual business address in […]

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Questions to Ask before Renting a Meeting Room for the First Time

March 20, 2020

Renting a meeting room for a corporate event is a big responsibility. There are a lot of significant factors that play into planning meetings, conferences, training sessions, and other business-related proceedings to ensure that every last detail is accounted for. If your goal is to make a good impression for your clients and employees, then […]

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Why Virtual Services Are Ideal for Lawyers

March 5, 2020

Depending on the type of law you practice, pursuing a legal career can sometimes mean putting in a lot of billable hours at the office and spending time arguing your case in court, in mediation, or partaking in depositions. The law doesn’t have a standard 9-5 work schedule and neither do lawyers. As a lawyer, […]

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Factors to Consider when Choosing an Office Location to Rent

February 28, 2020

When it comes to running a business or enterprise of any size, one of the key factors you need to take into consideration is location. The area in which you choose to establish your business matters for a number of different reasons. But how can you be sure if you’re choosing the right office space […]

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Why You Should Rent a Private Mailbox for Your Business

February 14, 2020

Whether you have a home-based business or are renting a physical or virtual office, there are a lot of potential risks and challenges associated with having your business mail delivered to your personal address rather than a professional one. Taking advantage of mailbox rental services in Ottawa or Mississauga can help mitigate most or all […]

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