FullSizeRenderAt Forward Space, we help create innovative work environments that inspire people to excel wherever and however they work. We focus on the physical space, but also explore how it relates to employee productivity, creativity and collaboration. Through the integration of architecture, furniture and technology solutions, we create an environment tailored to the way you do business.

In an interconnected and interdependent world, the workplace has to work smarter, and harder,than ever before. Our customers range from start-up to Fortune 500 within all industry sectors. We develop successful workplace solutions which support company culture and behavior by encouraging collaboration,fostering creativity, promoting productivity, and inspiring innovation,

Founded in 2014, Forward Space was formed by the merger of two leading Steelcase dealerships- Office Concepts and OEC Business Interiors both of which had been in business for over 50 years. We have built a strong foundation with three full service facilities serving the needs of companies in the Chicagoland area, as well as a network of Steelcase dealers to meet the nationwide requirements of our customers.

Our Expertise

At Forward Space we not only focus on the physical workspace, we explore how it relates to employee productivity, creativity and collaboration. Through the integration of architecture, office furniture and technology solutions, we create an environment that is tailored to the way you do business. We understand the kind of furniture you will need to integrate with the technology appliances of tomorrow, and how those needs may change in the future.Forward Space provides scalable solutions that will help you adapt to the ever-evolving changes in technology,business processes and the work force.

Our Team

At Forward Space we understand the complex and demanding requirements of developing a highly functional yet flexible work environment. We have spent the last 75 years perfecting our ability to adapt and grow with an organization and its varying physical space needs. Our Associates are experts in the industry and bring knowledge and experience to every project. When you choose to work with Forward Space you are choosing a partner who will work with you to transform the stress and challenge of moving or growing your organization into an exciting and collaborative process. We have mastered the art of change ourselves by evolving with our clients as we add new services and expertise to meet their needs.