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November New and Used Office Furniture Sale

November New and Used Office Furniture Sale

Click here to see our New and Used Furniture Specials for November. Need Extra Space?   If you have to store files, furniture or any miscellaneous items and don’t have the space in your current office, we can help.  With climate controlled, secure storage, we will take care of your excess content and keep an […]

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

No Project Too Spooky D.J. McGauley & Associates Inc. is your Office Space Planning, Renovations and Relocation Project Management Company of choice. If a renovation or relocation of your office space is in your plans, please contact us to arrange a no-obligation site meeting. By the end of that meeting, you will know all that […]

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The Sit-Stand Desk Just Got Smarter

The Sit-Stand Desk Just Got Smarter

If you thought having the option to sit or stand at your desk…with your desk… while you work was great, then you are going to love what the latest models of sit-stand desks offer. They have gotten smarter! Not only do the latest models of sit-stand desks give you the option of adjusting the height […]

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5 Elements That Help Bring Nature Into Your Office Space

5 Elements That Help Bring Nature Into Your Office Space

April 22nd is Earth Day, a day in which people were reminded to protect, value and maintain the environment. For some, it meant planting a tree or two. For others, it was a reminder to go green by consuming less energy, utilizing renewable energy or choosing less pollution-inducing ways to travel from one location to […]

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October New and Used Office Furniture Sale – Happy Thanksgiving!

October New and Used Office Furniture Sale – Happy Thanksgiving!

Click here to see our New and Used Furniture Thanksgiving Specials for October. Space Planning & Design in Toronto At D. J. McGauley and Associates we maximize a company’s space while controlling costs with an eye toward minimizing disruption to regular business operations. We work with clients to bring together design, affordability and strong project […]

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5 Common Mistakes Companies Make When Designing Their Offices

5 Common Mistakes Companies Make When Designing Their Offices

Planning for the correct amount of storage Understand what you are storing, why you are storing it and make sure it’s not just a catch all place for all the indecision’s your staff make. Storage is too often used to conceal clutter. Effective storage creates efficiencies while creating an environment that is both esthetically appealing […]

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Office Pods– A New Solution to Privacy in an Open Office Space Design

Office Pods– A New Solution to Privacy in an Open Office Space Design

Among the many office space design trends that currently exist, the open office space design has been the one popular design choice spanning several industries to encourage collaboration among staff and put all employees on an equal playing…or I should say, working field. But no matter how attractive the open office space design is to […]

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Who says you can’t sleep on the job?  Introducing Sleeping Pods

Who says you can’t sleep on the job? Introducing Sleeping Pods

What was once considered a reason to permanently relieve a person from their duties if done at work is now slowly being re-looked at by companies as just one more way to promote well-being and increased productivity among staff members. I am referring to sleep. And with the introduction of sleeping pods in an office […]

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The Evolution of Meeting Space Designs

The Evolution of Meeting Space Designs

It is amazing to see how vastly different meeting spaces are these days compared to what they were years ago. There was a time when business meetings took place in an enclosed rectangular-shaped room with one rectangular-shaped window to the outside world, a long solid rectangular-shaped table and several hi-backed rectangular-shaped office chairs. Now, with […]

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Can today’s companies survive without technology?

Can today’s companies survive without technology?

Strange question…I know…but it is worth asking. After all, companies today place great emphasis on the use of many of today’s technologies to conduct meetings, hold conferences, develop new products, and conduct other regular business activities. Various technologies have helped companies take advantage of more revenue-generating opportunities, increase their profitability by saving time and money, […]

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Good Office Space Designers are Great CSRs

Good Office Space Designers are Great CSRs

It’s very easy for office space designers to offer their suggestions on how one can improve the look and feel of their office space. However, really good office space designers need to be like customer service representatives–they need to take the time to find out who you are and what needs you want addressed before […]

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Meeting Pods Look Out!  Traditional Meeting Rooms Could Come Back with a Vengeance!

Meeting Pods Look Out! Traditional Meeting Rooms Could Come Back with a Vengeance!

Once a standard of the office space, traditional meeting rooms seemed to fall behind on appeal with the introduction of open office space designs and the more flexible and modernly designed office meeting pods. However, as “cool” the new meeting pods have become, traditional meeting rooms could still have their place in an office space. […]

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It’s a white-board! It’s a table!  No…It’s a Flip-Top!

It’s a white-board! It’s a table! No…It’s a Flip-Top!

With the demand for smaller office spaces increasing, the need to choose office furniture that is easily mobile, easily multi-purposed, and easily stored so that it does not take up valuable real estate when not in use is most essential. That is why the flip-top table can be such a valuable furniture investment for smaller […]

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September New & Used Office Furniture

September New & Used Office Furniture

Click here to see our New and Used Furniture Specials for September. D.J. McGauley is a dedicated team of professionals providing Design and Space Planning, Renovation, Relocation and Facilities Management services to our clients. Based in Toronto, we provide the same excellent professional and personalized service, whether office relocation is down the street or across […]

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Bigger Companies, Smaller Office Spaces – What Gives?

Bigger Companies, Smaller Office Spaces – What Gives?

We are seeing trends of larger growing companies occupying a smaller office space footprint and fitting more people in smaller work spaces. Why? Well, there are a few contributing factors: Companies operate differently – More and more companies adapted the “Workplace 2.0” style of operations. Instead of stringent 8am-4pm or 9am-5pm working hours for most […]

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Client Testimonials

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  • Very pleased with how smoothly our move went

    Very pleased with how smoothly our move went

    “We are very pleased with how smoothly our move went and we highly recommend D.J. McGauley’s. Initial consultation and assessment, purchasing and delivery of furniture, coordinating the moving of our existing office to our new office, Leasing hold improvements, coordinating the relocation and installation of our phone system/cabling.

    Rachel Oldfield, Manager, Finance & Administration


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  • Costs involved were fair and your professionalism was excelling

    Costs involved were fair and your professionalism was excelling

    “It was very reassuring for us at Infinite to be dealing with a team that had your knowledge and experience moving from one A-class building to another. The costs involved were fair and your professionalism was excelling.”

    Ali Zahedi, Managing Director


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  • Facilitated a remarkably smooth transition

    Facilitated a remarkably smooth transition

    “Facilitated a remarkably smooth transition and we greatly appreciated your assistance and your expertise. Helping to organize the phone installation and dealing with the communications this transaction required really helped us to settle into our new space quickly and seamlessly.”

    Miriam Adams, C.M., Co-founder/Director


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  • You Really Came Through for us

    You Really Came Through for us

    “You really came through for us and we appreciated how professional and organized you were throughout the move. Everyone at Bilingual Recruiters Inc. commented on how well the relocation to our new home on Yonge Street turned out. I would recommend your firm to anyone having to go through the stress of relocating their office. ”

    Louis Cavalaris, V.P and Treasurer


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  • Developed a budget and timeline to keep us on track

    Developed a budget and timeline to keep us on track

    “They developed a budget and timeline to keep us on track while minimizing surprises. Assisted with furniture purchasing and coordinated the acquisitions and installations of all furniture for our new offices. All outstanding deficiencies were fixed and we restarted our business in our new premises as if we’d always been there.”

    Christine Hughes, CFA, President and Chief Investment Strategist


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  • "McGauley's were fantastic

    “McGauley’s were fantastic, right from the first phone call: always responsive, great problem-solvers, kept us fully informed of all the options at each stage and calm in the face of every crisis. I can only imagine how much hard work they were doing behind the scenes that we never saw. We would recommend their services without reservation.”

    Helen Leask and Nancy Richardson, Partners


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  • Expertise and ability to deal with any and every situation

    Expertise and ability to deal with any and every situation

    “Your expertise and ability to deal with any and every situation to our complete delight was invaluable. From evaluating our moving needs to completing repairs to the landlord’s satisfaction, to managing the renovations and fit-out of our new location and the office and warehouse move… everything was seamless and painless as something like this can be.”

    Mark Thomas, Vice-President


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  • Completed construction and move on time and on budget

    Completed construction and move on time and on budget

    “I had the pleasure of working closely with Mike and Tony on every aspect of the move including premise design, selection of materials, furniture planning, selection of general contractor and trades, permitting, scheduling and moving logistics. Very professional and competent in their roles and demonstrated their experience through expediting many processes, presenting innovative solutions and controlling costs.”

    Kevin Feeney, CFO


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  • Professionals we could count on

    Professionals we could count on

    “Originally, we were searching for a moving company but with your company we benefitted from a suite of services and most of all professionals we could count on. What sold us from the beginning was the knowledge, contacts and peace of mind that you bring to the table and we weren’t disappointed.”

    Margaret Eaton, President


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  • Careful Planning & Strong Project Management

    Careful Planning & Strong Project Management

    “I appreciated your responsiveness, careful planning, strong project management and professionalism throughout the course of the move. Your willingness to assist in problem-solving unexpected issues and concerns as they arose was greatly valued.”

    S.M. Cheng, Executive Director, Ontario Public Health Association


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  • Stellar client service

    Stellar client service

    “What singularly impressed us was that you did not just attend at our office to give it a cursory once-over look and then submitted an estimate for moving, but that you discussed our company’s relocation policy and process, spent time ascertaining what we were moving, and wanted to view the office space we were relocating to.”

    Abena Buahene, BA, LL.B, Registrar & CEO


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  • Your dedication to your clients shows in everything you do.

    Your dedication to your clients shows in everything you do.

    “The team at D.J. McGauley helped us facilitate a two stage move recently.
    I wanted to express my appreciation for all your assistance; it was invaluable. No matter what we asked of you or what we needed, you were there. You were sensitive to our needs and understanding of our economic position. Your dedication to your clients shows in everything you do.
    Our moves went smoothly with no headaches due largely to your expertise and assistance. You helped make our move as stress free as possible.
    Thank you again for your exceptional service.

    Ludy Gibson, Office Manager


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  • Very pleased with how smoothly our move went
  • Costs involved were fair and your professionalism was excelling
  • Facilitated a remarkably smooth transition
  • You Really Came Through for us
  • Developed a budget and timeline to keep us on track
  • Expertise and ability to deal with any and every situation
  • Completed construction and move on time and on budget
  • Professionals we could count on
  • Careful Planning & Strong Project Management
  • Stellar client service
  • Your dedication to your clients shows in everything you do.

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