Month: December 2012

Does the Success of Your Corporate Relocation Rely on Who You Know?

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Does the Success of Your Corporate Relocation Rely on Who You Know?In short, the answer is yes, absolutely. Choosing the wrong contractor, engineer or designer will turn your corporate expansion from a positive to a negative before you’ve had time to file a change of address card at the post office.

This is why, if your office is relocating or expanding, one of the most important decisions you will make in this process is choosing the right corporate relocation specialist for the job. Experienced corporate relocation specialists will not only work with your real estate agent, act as a point of contact with building management of both your current and your newly chosen location, and foresee any potential issues before they become complex problems, they will also hook you up with the best of the best in terms of contacts you will need to enjoy a seamless relocation.

D.J. McGauley & Associates have an extensive network of industry professionals, whom we work with for corporate expansions and relocations. Through years of experience, we have long ago weeded out the contractors who are not ideal and developed relationships with professionals who work on time, on budget and with a focus on making your expansion a great experience. Think of us as your trusted source for all areas of corporate relocation and expansion. We will source the right:

  • Designers
  • Engineers
  • Construction teams
  • IT, phone and  cabling experts
  • Movers
  • Furniture, equipment and appliance providers
  • Installation teams

When you make your move with D.J. McGauley & Associates, you will always be one step ahead. Call us today to learn more about our services and find out how we plan to help you with your next corporate relocation.

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Troubled Employees over an Office Relocation?

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3 Tips to Combat Lack of Productivity during a Corporate Move

Relocating your office is expensive enough, but it will be even more costly if the thought of moving to a new workplace causes anxiety and lack of productivity among your employees. This is a common occurrence that most companies have had to struggle with during a corporate move. Because of their desire to speed up the relocation of their office, these corporations often forget one crucial factor: employee productivity.

Here are three ways to address a recurring issue during a corporate move: lack of employee productivity.

Set a time for your employees to sort their personal work desk.

Give your employees time to set aside and organize their personal belongings and files that will be carried over to the new office location. An hour or two for two weeks at most should be enough for your employees to organize their things. If you don’t impose a specific timeframe, your employees will end up rushing their tasks or piling their files in between work hours, which should be allotted specifically for performing their work-related hours.

Communicate with your employees through and through.

According to the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program, communication plays an integral role in the success of any workplace program. Without question, an office relocation is an example of that. Put a premium in providing regular and open avenues for employees to voice their concerns. By doing this, your employees will stop speculating and they will feel all the more involved in the effort to make the office relocation as seamless and efficient as possible.

Inspire them with the features of their new workplace

Instead of stirring doubt and anxiety, why don’t you give them a glimpse of their fabulous new office? Conduct a communication campaign that will highlight the features of the new office and the improvements over their current workplace. Doing so will not only excite them but even motivate them to achieve their work goals.

At D.J. McGauley & Associates Inc we make sure that all factors will be accounted for when your business decides to move. This includes the possible resistance of your employees, undoubtedly one of your strongest assets and reasons for initiating a corporate move.

D.J. McGauley & Associates Press Release

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Please view our most recent press release. Feel free to share this release with your friend and colleagues. If you have any questions or require more information about this press release or corporate relocation in Toronto, do not hesitate to contact us.

Website to better reflect the company’s all-encompassing services

D.J. McGauley & Associates has launched a new and improved website and blog to better serve their clientele. Owner and Project Manager, Michael McGauley is proud of the website, which better reflects the company’s all-encompassing corporate relocation services as well as their ability to partner with and serve real estate agents across the GTA.

“Many people who visited our site before the re-launch would assume we are simply office movers. We would get calls a day or two before a corporate move, asking us to have everything – furniture, computer equipment, phone systems, etc – ready and operational by Monday morning. Of course, D.J. McGauley & Associates excels in this area but we can do so much more for a company if they simply call us sooner. We can make your entire relocation smooth because we understand everything from zoning to permits to renovations to security systems. We truly are the first call an organization needs to make when they have decided to relocate or even expand their existing office space,” said McGauley.

Through years of experience and know-how, D.J. McGauley & Associates has broken down the successful corporate relocation and expansion process into six steps: Find, Design, Build, Furnish, Move, and Maintain.  This six-step process is incorporated into every aspect of their new website to further drive home the point that the actual moving of furniture and equipment is just one aspect of a successful corporate expansion. In addition, they have created a blog, the purpose of which is to interact with new and existing clients, providing a platform for questions to be asked and answered.

“To have a truly seamless relocation,” said McGauley, “it is important to be aware of the big picture as well as the little details that can make or break a move. I am confident our new website and blog will better reflect this philosophy.”

You can visit the new D.J. McGauley & Associates website at, and their blog at


If you would like more information about this press release, or to schedule an interview with Michael McGauley, please contact Michael at