If you have your own business, then you will probably have heard the saying that ‘first impressions last’ and this is never more prevalent, than in today’s business environment. Customers will base their decision on whether or not they want to buy your product or service, based solely on how your business looks from the outside. We do the same thing when we meet people for the first time, and it is a normal human trait to base our decisions on what we see. This is why it is so important that you invest in trying to create the best first impression that you can, when it comes to your business venture.
Believe it or not, but installing some kind of walkways, water features, and planting flowers and trees in commercial pots, all help to make your business stand out from your competitors, and from that, you get to enjoy the spoils, like increased profits, and a wider customer base. If you’re still not convinced about the benefits of landscaping to improve your business, then please read on.
- It helps to increase property values – In the event that you might want to sell your business, then potential buyers are not only impressed by your profit margins, but also by how the property looks. They need to see the potential in the property, and so making improvements around the front of the building using various landscaping methods, and trees and plants, can only help to increase the final selling price.
- It creates the right first impression – As mentioned, the first impression could be the last one, and it is your only chance to convince customers that they need to come into your store, or business premises. Investing some of your budget in landscaping and the installation of commercial pots for flowers and trees, is a fantastic way to impress prospective new clients and investors. You will find that you will recover the costs of doing so, when you get your first new business contract.
- Increases staff morale & motivation – The number of business days lost due to staff taking days off sick, is costing Australian businesses millions of dollars every year. There comes a time when staff start to take days off, just because they are tired of coming into the same place and doing the same things, every single day. By placing beautiful flowers and trees in commercial pots, in the exterior and exterior of your business property, it creates a very positive working environment, where staff can enjoy greenery, and also birds nesting and singing in the trees.
These are only a few of the many benefits of investing money into landscaping the area around your business premises. Staff productivity will increase due to higher motivation levels, customers will get a positive impression of your business and so come in for a look, and from this comes higher profits, which is ultimately why you went into business in the first place. It is such a simple, but effective way to improve your business, and to become more profitable.