Search thousands of topics on CostHelper.com

BROWSE ALL TOPICS >> babies & children  cars  consumer electronics health & personal care home & garden personal finance  pets  schools small business sports weddings
CostHelper > Small Business  > Office Mover

Office Mover Cost


How Much Does an Office Mover Cost?

 
low costSmall: $750-$4,500average costMedium: $1,500-$9,000high costLarge: $5,000-$30,000+
post Post    

Office moving firms may base their prices by the square foot or a combination of the total area, number of employees, number of truckloads or the type of materials moved. The amount and size of the materials moved also affects the price.

Typical costs:

  • Moving the contents of a 1,500-square foot office costs $750-$4,500, depending on the amount of materials moved. A legal or accounting office with many files or an office with modular units that need to be unassembled runs at the higher end of the scale. A virtual paperless company with little furniture will cost less.
  • Packing and moving a 3,000-square foot office averages $1,500 to $9,000 for spaces with large amounts of files and furniture.
  • Moving a large, 10,000 square-foot office starts around $5,000 and runs up to $30,000 for companies with numerous employees and workstations that need to be moved.
  • Office moves based on the truckload average $500-$1,500 per load depending on the time it takes to load, the difficulty and the number of movers. Average truck rates are around $100 per hour per truck with three movers or $150 per hour for a two truck with five movers.
  • An office move based on the number of employees costs $50-$250 or more per employee.
Related articles: Corporate Relocation, Local Mover, Long Distance Mover, Auto Transport

What should be included:
  • An office moving service should dismantle, transport and reassemble modular and cubicle furniture.
Additional costs:
  • A move consultant, who helps plan the move, may charge $450 for a 1,500 office space to $3,000 for a 10,000-square feet one.
  • Long carries or shuttling boxes and equipment through elevators will take more time and cost extra.
  • Packing and reconnecting voice and data lines by an IT firm runs about $150 per hour. An extra day is taken to run computer and phone cables to each desk for around $200 per hour. Cabling and moving charges for a 10-person office are about $4,000.
  • Because tipping policies vary by moving company, ask whether tipping is expected when getting a quote.
Discounts:
  • Tip: Save on office moving costs by eliminating unnecessary files and unwanted furniture first, according to Movingguru.com.
Shopping for an office mover:
  • Moving Company Guide.com offers tips for choosing a mover[1] . Check companies for consumer complaints[2] through the Better Business Bureau.
  • The American Moving and Storage Association provides tips and resources for office moves.
  • To help estimate moving costs by the square foot, bfi online offers a move calculator[3] .
post Post    
CostHelper News


Forgotten Expenses In a Home Addition Budget
Items like construction costs, permit fees or debris removal aren't the only expenses to consider when calculating the total costs of a home remodeling project. || Posted August 5 2013


10 Most Popular Cosmetic Procedures Before the Holidays
With reunions and other get-togethers scheduled during the holiday season, most people want to look their best at this time of year. For some, that means filling in those wrinkles with a bit of botox, or having a nip and tuck down here and there. || Posted November 23 2013

‣ All CostHelper Blog Posts


What People Are Paying - Recent Comments


 

Comment On Your Experience With an Office Mover
 
Subject:  *
Amount Spent:  *
Mover: Number of Employees: 
Comments: 
Purchased:  Year: 
City:  * State:  *
 
Information about you:
Email:  * Email addresses are not displayed.
Name:  This is the name we'll display with your post.
me on this computer
*=required field.
 



External Resources:
  1.  moving-company-guide.com/moving-office.htm
  2.  www.search.bbb.org/
  3.  www.bfionline.com/resources/movetool.htm
More Small Business Topics
Check Out All Costs for Small Business How Much Does a Business Sale Attorney Cost? How Much Does a Motivational or Keynote Speaker Cost? How Much Does Payroll Service Cost?

Search Thousands of Topics on CostHelper.com

 
Today's Featured Cost Articles

About CostHelper
CostHelper is based in Silicon Valley and provides consumers with unbiased price information about thousands of goods and services. Our writers are experienced journalists who adhere to our strict editorial ethics policy.

CostHelper Community
Windshield replacement
Paid: 560.00
... [more]
-Christine Brown
Windshield Replacement and Repair Cost
Outer CV Boots
Paid: 700.00
Both outer boots. Quoted about $350 each. Wish I had the time to take it to shop around like esyriac did... [more]
-DangerousCurveAhead
Replacing a CV Boot Cost
Cost of Annual Mammograms
Paid: 772.00
I Had a routine mammogram then had to have the right side repeated(needed a better reading). Insurance said it was not covered in our policy. Firelands Regional Medical charged me $241.00 for the routine mamo, then charged me $256... [more]
-MonaL
Mammogram Cost
DETAILED MY 2006 FORD FREESTYLE
Paid: 150.00
IS $ 150 TO MUCH TO PAY TO A PERSON TO DETAIL A 2006 FORD FREESTYLE IT WASNT WAX IT CLEAN BUT I THOUGHT DETAILING WOULD BE BETTER THAN IT REALLY LOOKS... [more]
-SHEILA DELOACH
Auto Detailing Cost
Expensive puppy shots
Paid: 91.00
2nd set expected to be 150.00 and 3rd 132... [more]
-Michael Gray
Puppy Shots Cost
I’m looking for a church, reception, and pastor to do our wedding at in or around Danville, Va
Paid: 200.00
I want a church to get married at we have never been married either of us and we don’t have a lot of money to work with but we still want to have a nice small wedding and reception in our area Danville or chatham... [more]
-Maurisa
Wedding Chapel or Site Cost