Tag:office=company

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Public-images-osm logo.svg office = company
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Description
An office of a private company Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Office-16.svg
Group: Offices
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Wikidata
Status: in use

This tag is used for the office of a private company which does not fit into another more specific category.

For more specific alternative see office=* key.

Detail tagging what a company does

Some are tagging what a company does by using company=*. The following are found in taginfo.

Tag Description
company=construction The office of a company that constructs buildings
company=consulting The office of a company that provides expert advice. Probably better to specify the expertise.
company=distribution The office of a company that distributes products/produce. See also transportation.
company=media The office of a company that produces information. Probably better to specify the media. For advertising use office=advertising_agency
company=publisher The office of a company that publishes books/magazines For newspapers use office=newspaper .
company=security The office of a company that provides security services.
company=software_development The office of a company that develops software. A shop=* would handle sales.
company=startup The office of a company that can provide startup expertise to a new firm/product.
company=temporary_work_agency The office of a company that connects temporary employees with employers.
company=transport The office of a company that provides transportation services.
company=visa The office of a company that assist in obtaining visas.

Tagging Errors

Tag Comment
company=advertising use office=advertising_agency
company=engineering use office=engineer
company=it use office=it
company=insurance use office=insurance
company=office use office=company
company=logistics use office=logistics
company=telecommunication use office=telecommunication
company=IBM use name=* or brand=*
company=*shop use shop=* - offices not not sell physical items.
company=yes Do not use. Adds no information, simply leave the tag off.