Dallas-Fort Worth office market report

Q4 2023

(1.3) msf


Despite strong office employment growth, absorption ran negative for 2023 due to a weak Q1. 

Quarterly absorption moved slightly positive in Q3 and Q4, but was not strong enough to erase Q1’s negative demand. 

70.6 msf


Available DFW direct and sublet space continues to rise—total availability topped 71 msf and 29.9% in Q4.


Leasing activity

At 11.9 msf, 2023 leasing activity was sluggish and Q4 saw no meaningful year-end uptick. This slowdown comes in slightly lower on a percentage basis than the activity during the 2008-2010 “Great Recession”.


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