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When you’re in the commercial real estate market, looking to sell or lease a property, you know the property photos can be what will make or break a sale.

But what if I told you there’s a ground-breaking technology that can elevate these commercial real estate photos to a whole new level with minimal effort? 

Enter commercial virtual staging. With this game-changing solution, showcasing your property in the best light and captivating potential buyers or tenants has never been easier.

In this blog post, we’ll explore how commercial virtual staging can speed up the sales process and make your properties more attractive to potential clients.

What Is Commercial Virtual Staging and Why Utilize It?

Traditional staging methods can be time-consuming and expensive. That’s where commercial virtual staging comes in.

Commercial virtual staging involves converting photos of vacant commercial spaces into realistic images of fully furnished spaces by adding virtual furniture and decor that appear authentic. 

Contiguous Office Virtual Staging by PhotoUp
Contiguous Office Virtual Staging by PhotoUp

This technique is designed to impress clients and enhance the chances of a property showing. For example, there are a wide range of possible furnishings, including:

The main purpose of commercial virtual staging is to help potential buyers envision the property and visualize how it will appear once they purchase or lease it. 

It is important to note that while virtual staging solutions apply to both residential and commercial properties, their objectives differ significantly.

With this in mind, let’s take a look at some benefits of commercial virtual staging.

5 Benefits of Commercial Virtual Staging for Speedy Sales

Did you know that more than half of properties worth over $1 million have poor-quality photographs? Not surprisingly, these listings remain on the market for months! 

With virtual staging, you can speed up the sales process significantly. Here are 5 benefits of commercial virtual staging. 

1. Cost-Effective

Cubicle Office Virtual Staging by PhotoUp
Cubicle Office Virtual Staging by PhotoUp

One reason commercial virtual staging is attractive to real estate agents and property managers is that it’s an affordable and cost-effective solution. 

With traditional staging methods, you’ll need to purchase or rent furniture, pay for transportation, and hire laborers. 

These costs add up quickly, making the process overwhelming, especially for those on a tight budget. 

On the other hand, virtual staging eliminates up to 97% of these costs, making it an excellent option for those who want cost-effective home staging. 

2. Saves Time

Social Spaces Virtual Staging by PhotoUp
Social Spaces Virtual Staging by PhotoUp

Traditionally, staging a property could take weeks, which can slow down the sales process significantly. 

Virtual staging is a quick solution that can help you save time and get properties on the market faster. 

With virtual staging, you can have photos staged and ready to show potential clients in just 1-2 days. By increasing your turnaround time, you can help properties sell faster.

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Virtual Staging Service

Interiors. Landscapes. Commercial. Virtually transform any space.

3. Helps You Customize Your Properties

Most virtual staging companies will allow you to offer customization options that may be more specific to your client’s needs. 

With the help of this digital technology, you can convert big vacant spaces into thoughtfully designed workplaces. 

For instance, you can transform an empty room into a fresh, modern, and relaxing launch area. Or fill a large industrial space with workspaces and make it look like a warm and inviting office. 

This approach has proven to help entice potential buyers or renters and give clients options to see how the property will look with different color palettes.

4. Offers a Range of Design Styles

Conference Room Virtual Staging by PhotoUp
Conference Room Virtual Staging by PhotoUp

Another significant advantage of virtual staging is the range of style options available. 

With traditional staging, furniture selection is limited to the available inventory. Commercial property buyers may find it challenging to visualize the space for their intended use. 

However, with virtual staging, the seller or agent can inspect various design styles to find what best suits their tastes and preferences so that potential buyers can see the property’s full potential and how they can take advantage of the space.

5. Helps Sell or Rent the Space Faster

Virtually staging commercial spaces can significantly expedite the selling or leasing process. 

By showcasing versatile property images, you provide clients with a captivating glimpse into the property’s potential uses. 

Virtual staging offers prospects a visual representation of a vacant commercial space in various styles, allowing them to envision its possibilities better.

Moreover, the addition of virtually staged photos to your listing proves to be a profitable strategy. 

It attracts new viewers and enhances their comprehension of the space’s potential, bridging the gap between photos or floor plans and the actual utilization of the commercial property.

Fast & Affordable

Virtual Staging Service

Interiors. Landscapes. Commercial. Virtually transform any space.

How to Virtually Stage a Commercial Space

As you can see, commercial virtual staging offers an impressive range of benefits for real estate agents, photographers, and property owners. 

It is cost-effective, helps save time, offers a range of styles, helps clients visualize the space, and offers customization options. 

By incorporating virtual staging into the sales process, you can create a seamless and hassle-free experience for both potential buyers and sellers. 

Best yet, the virtual staging process is super easy!

All you need to do is:

  1. Thoroughly clean and declutter the commercial space
  2. Have quality photos taken of the empty commercial property
  3. Sign up for a free PhotoUp account and upload your images to PhotoUp’s user-friendly software
  4. Choose digital furniture sets and add instructions (optional)
  5. Choose export settings and wait for your images to be virtually staged
  6. In less than 48 hours, you’ll be able to review your virtually staged images and download them

For a step-by-step guide, you can check out our blog post on how to virtually stage a listing with the click of a button. Or watch the virtual staging demo below.

PhotoUp Virtual Staging Demo

It’s really that easy!

A Full-Service Real Estate Marketing Company

And if you need help with real estate marketing in general, PhotoUp has got you covered.

We are a full-service real estate marketing company offering more than just virtual staging. Our services also include:

So, unlock the power of commercial virtual staging and other real estate marketing tools and take your property listings to new heights with PhotoUp.

Sign up for a free PhotoUp account and start using virtual staging to help speed up the sales process for your commercial listings.

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Stina Pettersson

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Stina is an entrepreneur, digital marketer, and professional blogger who's passionate about real estate photo editing, being outdoors with her pup, and sweaty gym sessions. She loves the written word and has been writing for publications like Forbes and Thrive Global. Originally from Sweden, she's called South Florida her home since 2013.

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