Shared office app development is the best solution for the today’s young and tech-savvy generation. With the help of above solution, users can find a place to fit in and can easily start with their planning and other strategies without hiring any sophisticated office premises or investing huge amount in construction.
The concept is highly embraced by the today user’s community as it sets them free from finding the reliable office options from here and there or through the classified ads as now the app will do it for them and furthermore, they can initiate planning in the right direction before hiring the team of the professionals.
Find here the attributes, cost and the development parameters for developing a shared office mobile app.
Source: InstaOffice ( One of the Market Leader in Shared Offices)
User registration: This is the basic section of the app. Users can log-in with the help of email or the social account credentials.
Browse by location: The users can search for the offices on the basis of the location. They can select the nearby options as per their preferences.
Refined search: With the help of this feature, the search criteria of the users becomes a lot more simplified.They can apply the filters to the locations, property etc for getting the right office premises.
Select property type: Under this category, users can select the property such as in-house office premises, or an office space in the corporate building or the multistorey office apartments as per their requirements.
Get offices place listing: users can grab information about the different office places they seek to share. They can select the appropriate options as required.
Map view of property: Under this feature, users can view the map of their property or the office premises in order to get ensure about the space.
Check paid/unpaid enmities: Users can check the paid and unpaid enmities that are associated with the property such as the maintenance services, electricity bills etc
View similar places: Users can view similar places as well based on their search queries. This way it becomes extremely useful for the users to select the appropriate office premises.
Make payments: Users can make the payments for the office premises they liked the most through the COD or via the payment gateways.
Property owner panel:
Login: Similar to the user panel, the property owner can log in with the help of email or social network account credentials.
List the property: The property owners can list their concerned office sharing places as and when required.
Manage rent price: Under this section, the rent prices associated with the apps are managed by the owner. He can change the prices according to the market standards.
Property details: Users get information regarding the property details as well. They can check the owner details, rent price and much more.
Add new property: The admin can add the new property as well according to the user’s requirements. He can add multiple office sharing premises options for keeping the users attuned to the app.
Connect to users: The users can communicate with the property owners and can grapple an idea about the rent prices, location, and other basic details.
Upload property images: the property owner can upload the images of the office so as to update the users about the ambiance of the office. This works great in attracting the users.
Receive payments: The owners can receive the payments from the users via the integrated payment models such as Credit/Debit cards, eWallet etc
Manage availability: The property owner can update the status of the different office property. He can display the space not available or in case of vacancy, he can update the number of users that can share the office.
Source: Regus (One of the Market Leader in Shared Offices)
Dashboard: The admin can view all the users that are associated with the app and searching for the relevant office premises.
Property management: Under this section, all the properties that are showcased within the app along with the associated details are managed by the admin.
Report management: All the reports related to the user’s login, property availed; rent prices etc are managed by the admin.
Earning management: The admin can check the earnings as well. All the payments made to the app, in-app subscription etc are managed by the admin.
Marketing: All the banners, advertisements and the app promotions are managed and tracked by the admin.
Reward management: All the rewards, loyalty programs and the offers loved by the users are managed by the admin.
Document upload: Under this section, the office owners can upload the renting or the property documents if required by the users. This helps in augmenting the overall transparency and assures the users that they are selecting the best working place.
Payment: Distinctive payment models such as Braintree, Stripe, PayPal’s Mobile SDK and the Apple Pay are available nowadays. The concept of making the payments within an app is embraced by the today’s users, as it adds to their comfort.
GPS: GPS allows the users to find the office in the city by just simply entering the name. Furthermore, it even lists the nearby office sharing places and allows the users to take the optimized path to reach the office.
Integrating the online payment models provides the conventional approaches to the users for making the payments with a very convenient and hassle-free approach and at the same time augments the visibility of the app.
Heat Map View: The heat map basically shows the busiest time in one location. It also helps to see the most popular offices/ working places/locations etc so as allow the users to make a better decision while selecting the office premises.
Operational Zone –setup: The Operational Zone –setup allow the users to know that you are proving the sharing office places within your living area. This works great in keeping the users aware of the services and the solutions you are offering.
Price Comparison: With the help of price comparison feature, users can compare the prices of different places that are enlisted within an app. This way they can get a cost-effective working place with the minimal rent price.
Nearby place suggestion: Under this feature, all the office sharing places are showcased in the app, in order to save the users to search from the scratch. They get the appropriate suggestions according to their nearby location with the minimum rent price.
Implementation of cloud technology comes as a great deal in managing all the data in a much-secured manner. All the related data corresponding to the users, number of property listed, and payments are stored in the cloud for making the workflow of the business very seamless.
Scheduler: With the aid of stated feature, users can schedule the office for a future date. The scheduler will send him notification post the date of joining in the office premises. This is a great way of eliminating the probability of last-minute confusions or the cancellation.
Real-Time Charts & Dashboards: Through this app feature, admin can use the pie charts for visualizing the app usability ratio, number of rented properties, new added properties etc thus allowing the business to make productive decisions.
Multilingual: It helps you to properly coordinate with your users and the property owners, in case they belong to a different region. It comes as a great help, in making your business scalable. It allows making conversation fluent and makes the users about the services and solutions you are offering.
Under this feature, users can check the fixed prices during the peak hours or when the demand for the office is quite high in a particular location. This allows them to find the office in a more convenient manner plus can be easily managed by the admin.
Customer Loyalty Program: The users can be given attractive discounts or the attractive shopping or the food vouchers upon the successful referral of in case they are attuned to your app for a long time. This helps greatly in retaining the users.
Push Notifications: Push notification can prove to be quite transformational in enhancing your business visibility and at the same time keeps your clientele updated about the latest deals, offers, order status, property details and much more.
APNS( Apple push notifications/FCM( Firebase cloud messaging) – For Push Notifications
Twilio, Sinch, Nexmo – For SMS, Voice and Phone Verification
Braintree, Stripe & PayPal – For accepting payments
GWT –For Powerful Programming
Datastax –For Data Management
Mail Chimp Integration, Mandrill –For everything related to emails
Debian, Macintosh, Ubuntu, CentOS – The Universal Operating System
Database – MongoDB, Hbase, Cassandra, Postgress
Cloud Environment – AWS and Google
Realtime Analytics – Hadoop, Spark, BigData, Apache Flink, Cisco, IBM
So Find a Right Development Partner
Therefore, before embarking on the app development strategies the business must validate and verify the past track records and the time required and invested by the Mobile App Development Company for engineering the shared office mobile app.
- Project Manager: Owing to this position it is mandatory that the person should know all the guidelines for engineering an out-of-box Mobile App and should be able to identify that what is best for the client business model, and must be able to figure out the best possible solutions.
- Developers – The technical team is comprised of Android App Developers, iOS App Developers and are completely responsible for crafting out just the perfect solution for making your app a clear winner in the cutthroat competition prevailing out there
- Designers- The right team of UI/UX designers can beautifully design the app that comprehends with the core idea of your product. Designers are the one actually takes the essence of your app to a whole new level and attracts the users as well.
- Testers- A good testing team is a must as they test the app by applying all set of unique combinations and makes all the possible efforts for finding the bug. In case the apps face them all without failure, for sure it can achieve the monumental success across all the market standards.
Cost of developing shared office mobile app
Most of the companies charge as per the man-hours they put in developing the app. In the regions like North America for instance, the price is around $150 per hour, in Europe it is $130 per hour, and in and the companies situated in Australia charges around $190 per hour.
According to the statistics, India is the most affordable country for engineering the quality office sharing mobile app at the price $ 80 per hour.
The cost of developing a shared office mobile app is around $8,000 to $14,000 for a single platform and apps which have extensive features as above and are cross-platform can cost up to $15,000 to $25,000.