Thinking about starting up your own medical centre, but don’t want the cost and hassle? More and more health professionals have been looking for alternatives to the traditional medical centre model. Renting a medical centre room may be the solution you’ve been looking for.
Enjoy the independence and financial freedom of being your own boss, without the expensive costs of setting up your own practice. Renting a medical centre room in Sydney has never been easier.
We know the process of setting up your own business can be a stressful one. That’s why we’ve put together our ultimate guide for renting a medical centre room in Sydney.
Where your premises are located is one of the most important factors when it comes to establishing your business. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you begin your property search.
Closely related to location is budget. When searching for a room to rent, ensure you have worked out a good business plan and know what you can afford.
This may mean a bit of homework before you begin, and getting your financials in order. But in the long run, it’s worth it for the stress it will save you. Consider how you may be able to save costs, particularly as you start up and if there are areas where you can reallocate money. For example, many health professionals are opting to forgo the expense of a receptionist in favour of digital programming or handling aspects of the business personally.
As you consider your budget, it is worth looking into the different rental arrangements around. Traditional leases tend toward a 3-5 years, which can mean you’re locked into making that property work well for your business, for a longer period of time. If COVID has taught us anything, it’s that situations beyond your control can mean a change in the workplace. With a short term lease you can have flexibility and affordability in one.
For ultimate flexibility ensure you consider health specific co-working spaces. These typically come already equipped, and offer a range of lease packages. Everything from a few days a week, to longer-term exclusive use leases. Investigate what options are available in your area. Because of the already equipped nature of co-working spaces they are a fantastic option for the budget-conscious practitioner.
As you begin your property search its important to consider what amenities you need for your business to function well. Here are a few to consider essential:
Room to grow
Finding the perfect room for your business is exciting! But it’s sometimes helpful to consider if the room is suitable and dynamic enough to change as your business does. In time, if you become busier you may decide to put on additional health professionals. Ideally, your room or lease should be able to adjust with your business. This saves time and stress when it comes time to switch things up.
Knowing the answers to these questions from day one helps you to equip your business well for the future.
Setting up your room
So you’ve found your medical centre room? Nice work! Depending on what your lease includes, your room likely needs some setting up. Here are some great tips to ensure you have a room that serves your business well.
Finding Patients (Marketing)
So now you’re all set up, it’s time to start seeing patients. Whether an established business or one just starting out, a solid marketing plan is important to build your business. Marketing can get a bit of a bad rap, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Here are a few steps to get you started.
Once you’ve answered these questions you’re in an excellent position to begin effectively marketing. Struggling with a particular step? Check out the following tips:
At other times, you may be trying to reach prospective patients, those who have not yet experienced your clinical services. Here are a few general tips for that situation:
Retaining Patients and Staff
One of the hardest parts of running a small business can be retaining good staff and patients. But be reassured that a little goes a long way.
Retaining staff can be a challenge at times, but there are a few things to consider to increase the likelihood of staff staying on board. Or for you to reflect on if high-turnover of staff is a problem in your business.
Finding patients is one thing, ensuring they stick around is another. Building patient loyalty can at times feel challenge, particularly in the midst of fierce competition. If your retention of patients leaves something to be desired, the next few tips will come in handy.
While your medical centre room is the primary component of what you’re paying for with your lease, there may be other ways your business could benefit. Consider these ways you can make the most of your lease.
Wellshare is an option well worth considering for health professionals looking for a medical centre room for rent in Sydney. Located in the historic dymocks building on George St, our rooms blend character and modern design.
With a range of room sizes and lease lengths available, we have the flexibility to accommodate medical practitioners looking for a change from the traditional clinic model. Our rooms come fully furnished, so you can get to work straight away. Looking to customize your space? That’s no problem either, we welcome tenants to make the room their own.
In Wellshares medical clinic rooms you can expect access to these amenities:
In addition to these amenities you’re able to access much more. Including networking opportunities, business growth seminars and appointments with experts in marketing and business development.
We can also provide support with reception and administration duties.
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