Office-as-a-Service Helps Companies to Reduce Costs With Office And Increase Productivity

Lisbon, Portugal (PressExposure) February 28, 2012 -- The Avila Business Centers, a company of turnkey physical work spaces for renting, announced the availability of the Office-as-a-Service, an innovative model of Office rental which allows individual entrepreneurs, small, medium and big companies to reduce costs and increase the productivity, taking benefit from a turnkey Premium service, in an Office ready to use, with all commodities.

This model allows companies to have a control over fixed costs associated to the Office, like Internet spending, telephonic answering, electricity, water, maintenance and daily cleaning, which are included in the monthly amount of the rented space. «As a consequence of the less favorable economical moment the country is going through, several companies (big and SME) are downsizing and adopting this model, doe it allows them to maintains a good image towards the market, with central facilities, with good accessibilities and a balanced cost. », says Carlos Gonçalves, Avila Business Centers' CEO. Currently the, o Avila Business Centers' OaaS translates itself on a «very positive occupation facing the present conjuncture (95% of occupation tax), with 18 of the 19 offices rented » underlines the same responsible.

The recent campaign "Easy Office" promoted by the Avila Business Centers, which offered the first rent of an Office, was fundamental to attract clients, as well as renewed Avila's website, which now has available case studies with clients' testimonials and videopodcasts.

«Portuguese companies understand the advantages of the OaaS and the adhesion is even bigger, considering the major advantages associated: costs reduction, flexibility and focus on the companies' core and hence a higher productivity. The permanent secretariat Support is fundamental», refers Carlos Gonçalves.

The Avila Business Centers has been affirming itself increasingly in the national market due to the recognition of the services rendered: it is currently, representative in Portugal of the British business center eOffice, was the major winner of the 2011 Call Center Trophy, in the "Costumer Care by Other Channels" category (it really was the first business center to ever receive a prize of this nature) and it was the first business center in the world to develop a virtual Office platform, the myOffice.

The two Office centers located in the Saldanha area (República and João Crisóstomo Avenues, prestige addresses in Lisbon) reader premium services with secretariat support, public and private parking, 24/7 answering, meting and work rooms with state of the art technology for all companies having an Office in the Avila Business Centers: plasma screen, Apple TV and Internet Wi-Fi for free.

All spaces are included with furniture, ADSL line, telephone connect to a Voip central and a direct telephonic line, with filtering possibility through the secretariat. The telephonic answering service is free and insures a personalized answering, in the name of the company, without limit of calls and voicemail to email.

About Avila Business Centers

Founded in 2004 with the name Espaço Avila Business Centers, the company changed its designation to Avila Business Centers in 2011. Besides renting turnkey physical work spaces, is leader in the virtual offices business where presents solutions with prices between 55 and 85 Euros per month, with several services associated, among them legal and financial support, personalized telephone answering and access to the potentialities of remote management of the myOffice app for mobile devices: Android, iPhone and iPad. In May 2011 was created the brand Franchise Set-Up, to support start-up franchised companies.

Currently it counts with more than 300 national and international clients and is member and representative in Portugal of the major Business Center network in the World, the eOffice International Network, with more than 300 locations and managed from the United Kingdom. Avila Business Centers has its premises in Lisbon, in Avenida da República and in Avenida João Crisóstomo. For more information visit

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Press Release Submitted On: February 28, 2012 at 9:43 am
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