Denver office market reports

Q2 2021

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Historically tightened labor market conditions were halted by the pandemic with 246,592 job losses between February and April 2020. However, reopening efforts enabled the Denver MSA to recover 83% of jobs lost at the height of the pandemic. Asking rents have held firm despite the pandemic, while the “flight to quality” trend persists as tenants begin searching for higher quality, more efficient space as they transition to return-to-work.


Economic conditions

Unemployment rate in Denver, improved from 12.2 percent at the height of the pandemic.


Recovery rate

Post-COVID rate of recovery based on employees returning to the office in representative locations through Q2 2021.


Office demand

Increase in leasing activity for Q2 2021 vs. Q2 2020.

1.04 msf

Office supply

Total amount of office construction underway; office developments slated to deliver by year-end 2021 (285,000 sf), are currently 65.1 percent preleased.

$30 psf

Pricing trends

Average rental ratefor the Denver office market. Demand for high quality, efficient space continues to grow and has driven pricing among new developments into the upper $30s NNN psf.


Capital markets

Total office investment volume in Denver for in Q2 2021, surpassing total sales activity from the last 12 months which totaled $357.8 million.

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