Average January listing rate repeated 2019 figure. Urban locales host majority of projects in development
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 28, 2020 – The average U.S. office listing rate was $37.85 per square foot in January 2020, unchanged from the same period last year even as office-using employment continued to outpace overall national employment growth.
A new report from Yardi® Matrix shows that year-over-year full-service equivalent listings grew at rates exceeding or approaching 10% in Manhattan, N.Y., Austin, Texas, and Tampa, Fla. They fell in other markets, however, including Boston, Chicago and Seattle. Nationwide deliveries of new supply totaled 9.1 million square feet. Another 145.9 million square feet of space remains under construction, with 70% concentrated in central business districts or urban submarkets.
Reports of foreign investors selling U.S. commercial real estate assets could have a large impact on the office sector this year.
Learn more about office supply, demand and transactions, plus additional details on Miami, Dallas and Charlotte, N.C., in the Yardi Matrix national office report for February 2020.
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