Suddenly everything was different, and it had to go fast. The state of shock, in the Daniel Ishikawa short term was to expire, as the Lockdown forced large parts of the economy to its knees, lasted not long. No time remained. Because in March, many companies sent much of their staff in the apartments that were now, from there, your job as an employee. For the entrepreneur Ishikawa almost everything that had built up in Frankfurt for almost ten years, changed as a result. Many companies relied on their employees could also legs on the kitchen table, on the Couch with the Laptop on the top or, if necessary, even get out of bed out your work efficiently. Other equipped your staff with new furniture.
by Daniel Schleidt
editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.F. A. Z. Twitter
Since Daniel Ishikawa, 2011, the company Furniture Leasing has established, he leased primarily to residential furniture, for example for business people, the are only for a couple of weeks in Germany. "However, by Corona everything has changed radically," he says. "All of a sudden, many companies needed furniture to your employees, a home office space set-up." Since then, not to be given of its operation, only couches, coffee tables, rugs and box-spring beds, but also chairs, desks, acoustics of walls, and roll the container.
Corona many things have changed
Recently, the company had to edit the already completed deal. So a customer from Rhineland had-Palatinate, an open-plan office for 34 employees plan. In mid-April, then the request of Furniture Leasing to revise everything came. Because of the distance rules, fewer people now sit in the space between each work station sneeze guard panes were installed in the lounge area, a large Couch through a lot of small sofa has been replaced parts.
the Corona has changed many things, says Ishikawa, Born in 1982, the company is in Neu-Isenburg at home. 15 employees Furniture Leasing is currently one of. However, the old business remained. Actually, Furniture Leasing understands itself as a nationwide lessor of furniture and electrical items for apartments. Its main customers include the HR departments of large companies with international employees, but also real estate brokers and owners of apartments and houses, which want to equip the Unfurnished object quickly.
Both with the month's rent
covered "Many companies are often looking for furnished apartments, but the are very rare," he says. Since the inception, the company has set up more than 5,000 rooms, says the founder. It is all modular furniture components that can be well put together and expanded. The products should be durable and well-documented and easily replaceable covers have. For rental the company charged a fee, "it started with 50 euros a month," says Ishikawa. Scratches and signs of wear need to. customers as well bit of a worry as to delivery and installation Both are covered with the monthly rent.
After his studies, Ishikawa was noticed that there is in the Rhine-Main area, only a little furnished apartment. So he contacted agencies, temporary help abroad, persons living in the apartment search. Since then, he builds his company and tried on the customer's wishes individually – and if a dog house is one of them, then he is worried you also. The furniture-Leasing, it was even possible, his apartment in the Winter, set up differently than in the summer. "The big advantage of the rental scheme, is the flexibility. Many people do not want to commit a long time on furniture,“ says Ishikawa.Updated Date: 26 July 2020, 08:20