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ACCOMMODATION NEEDS PROFILE TOOL FOR OFFICE SPACE USERS ( Building rating tool for alternative site selection)


The  building rating system outlined below is designed to help  office space users and their  tenant representatives evaluate alternative buildings and to  help determine how these buildings  rank against each other.

*Rate on a scale of 1 – 4;1 = Minimal   2 = Moderate 3 = Considerable   4 = Critical

 

IMPORTANCE*

 

CURRENT BUILDING RATING (1 -4)*

LOCATION
  • Proximity to key organizations and clients

1

2

3

4

  • Proximity to financial core

1

2

3

4

  • Proximity to labour pools

1

2

3

4

  • Accessibility

1

2

3

4

  • Transportation              metro/bus

1

2

3

4

                                          major arteries

1

2

3

4

                                          airport connections

1

2

3

4

  • Neighbourhood amenities

1

2

3

4

BUILDING
  • Reputation of landlord

1

2

3

4

  • Signage                         exterior

1

2

3

4

                                          Interior

1

2

3

4

  • Building size                  less than 50,000 sq. ft.

1

2

3

4

                                          50,000 – 300,000 sq. ft.

1

2

3

4

                                          more than 300,000 sq. ft.

1

2

3

4

  • Appearance of building exterior, lobby

1

2

3

4

  • Quality of interior finishes

1

2

3

4

  • Quality of tenants

1

2

3

4

  • Services (bank, convenience store)

1

2

3

4

  • Parking

1

2

3

4

  • Shipping/receiving facilities

1

2

3

4

  • Storage space

1

2

3

4

  • Handicapped access

1

2

3

4

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Floor plate                    less than 20,000 sq. ft.

1

2

3

4

                                          more than 20,000 sq. ft.

1

2

3

4

  • Floor configuration and column location

1

2

3

4

  • Floor loading

1

2

3

4

  • Ceiling height

1

2

3

4

  • Elevator capacity

1

2

3

4

  • Interior staircase

1

2

3

4

  • Power

1

2

3

4

  • Computer requirements

1

2

3

4

  • Telecommunications – phone room, voice systems

1

2

3

4

  • Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC)

1

2

3

4

  • Fire protection

1

2

3

4

  • Lighting

1

2

3

4

  • Emergency power

1

2

3

4

  • System hours of operation

1

2

3

4

  • Specialized technical requirements – satellite

1

2

3

4

**Rate on a scale of 1 – 4;1 = Minimal   2 = Moderate 3 = Considerable   4 = Critical

 

IMPORTANCE*

 

CURRENT BUILDING RATING (1 -4)*

OFFICE REQUIREMENTS
  •   Office standards

1

2

3

4

  •   Contiguous space

1

2

3

4

  •   Flexible floor plate size

1

2

3

4

  •   Elevator exposure

1

2

3

4

  •   Expansion potential

1

2

3

4

  •   Executive offices

1

2

3

4

  •   Open space/offices

1

2

3

4

  •   Window offices/window exposure

1

2

3

4

  •   Meeting/training rooms

1

2

3

4

  •   Reception area

1

2

3

4

  •   Kitchen/lounge facilities

1

2

3

4

  •   Washrooms and plumbing

1

2

3

4

  •   Storage space/closets

1

2

3

4

  •   Shipping/receiving facilities

1

2

3

4

  •   Business hours/after hours access

1

2

3

4

  •   Security

1

2

3

4

LEASE
  •   Ownership

1

2

3

4

  •   Cancellation

1

2

3

4

  •   Assignment/subletting privileges

1

2

3

4

  •   Rights of refusal

1

2

3

4

  •   Third party rights

1

2

3

4

MOVE DATE
  •   Timing

1

2

3

4

  •   Dates
Earliest   ______________ Latest   _____________
CLIENT INFORMATION
Name:
Name of company:
Total square feet:
Current net rent:
Current taxes and operating   expense:
R

:
Total

enewal

square feet required:
Expected net rent:
Expected taxes and operating expense:
Expected renewal:
Term:

 

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