Ever dream of just packing up and moving across the country? Business Week explores in the ins and outs of moving your business:
I envisioned that moving my company would be a little more work than throwing a few extra boxes in the back of the behemoth moving truck. Boy, did I underestimate the job. I discovered that moving an established business to another state is like starting a business from scratch. Let me explain.
Moving a company takes a tremendous amount of time and money. Assuming your present company is up and running, you've probably forgotten all the administrative minutiae your local government authorities put you through to start up your business. In your new location, you have to go through it all again, but they will require you to jump through different hoops. It's a hassle.