Market Focus - Office Leasing: DC Office Landlords provide Greater Lease Concessions

MARKET CONDITIONS IN THE DC METRO AREA continue to favor tenants. Vacancy rates continue to rise due to more Class A office space coming online and decreased demand by the federal government for leased space as a result of sequestration and budget cuts. In addition, tenants’ use of office space has become more efficient, thereby further reducing demand for office assets.

According to a recent survey published by the CBRE, the Washington, DC office market saw a 30 basis points increase in vacancy rates in the second quarter of 2014. To attract tenants in this competitive environment, landlords are increasing the concessions provided to potential tenants. Some of the most common types of landlord concessions are as follows.

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Topics:  Commercial Leases, Commercial Real Estate Market

Published In: General Business Updates, Commercial Real Estate Updates

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