How Much Does a Floor to Ceiling Cubicle Cost?
Last Updated: January 06, 2022
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Floor to ceiling modular cubicles offer the privacy of enclosed offices without the hassle of major construction. There's no need for fixed studs or sheetrock and you don't have to worry about the time commitment that comes with building renovations. This style of cubicle is the perfect solution for growing and changing businesses.
Many people are surprised to learn that floor to ceiling modular cubicles cost the same or more as hiring a contractor to build permanent offices. But, there is huge potential for savings over the long term. You can reconfigure the offices fairly easily and without spending a lot of money. If your space needs change, and modular offices can be transported to a new location if you move.
Floor to ceiling modular cubicles also have major environmental benefits over traditional construction. Instead of tearing down walls and disposing of the materials when you need to remodel, modular cubicles allow you to reconfigure a space with the materials you already have. As companies continue to place importance on environmentally-friendly business practices, many are taking a second look at floor to ceiling modular cubicles.
About Floor to Ceiling Cubicles #
Floor to ceiling cubicles can be used for offices, conference rooms or storage rooms. Some extend as high as 14 feet, but more commonly they're about 10 feet high. You can choose from a variety of materials for the walls, including acoustic fabric, laminate, metal, or glass tiles. Features like windows and locks on the doors are optional.
Like other types of cubicles, you can select the shelving and furniture that best meet your needs. Desks, shelves and filing cabinets can be integrated with the walls and arranged in an endless number of configurations. Floor to ceiling cubicles can also be wired for electrical power and data transmission by running cords through the floor, walls or ceilings.
For more information about the benefits of floor to ceiling modular cubicles - particularly the environmental perks - read Marketing Modular Office Walls, a paper published in 2009 by David Bruce of the Presidio School of Management in San Francisco.
Despite the perks, floor to ceiling modular cubicles are not the right solution for every company. If your employees need constant interaction, floor to ceiling cubicles might provide too much isolation. You also need to be cautious of safety and code issues. Building floor to ceiling cubicles can create problems with ventilation or make the building's sprinkler system non-compliant. These are issues that you should discuss when discussing these cubicles as an option with cubicle dealers.
Floor to Ceiling Modular Cubicle Average Costs #
Plan to spend at least $5,000 to $7,000 each on floor to ceiling modular cubicles. This does not include delivery and installation, so be sure to ask any dealer you're considering for a quote that includes all costs.
- Sapphire Cubicles, for example, sells a modular cubicle that is 10 X 10 feet wide and 8 feet tall for $6,000 to $8,000. Two of the cubicle walls are made of glass and the other two are laminate. You have the choice of a frosted sliding door or a hinged door. Because there are four walls, the cubicle can be placed in the middle of the room.
While the sticker price may sound shocking, keep in mind that modular cubicles can easily be reconfigured, hold their value longer than traditional construction and can be transported from one location to another. They're a long-term investment, not a short-term fix.