Charleston office market reports

Q1 2022

Total availability has decreased from Q4 2021, but it is important to pay attention to an increase in sublease space on the market because of companies minimizing their footprint to account for employees that will work from home.

390k sf


389,772 sf of office is under development in the Charleston market, with 77% of the office space concentrated in Downtown Charleston.

-431K sf

Net absorption

Net absorption has seen an increase in Q1 2022, with Trophy and class A buildings seeing positive absorption.

$29.97 psf

Direct asking rent

Charleston offices are demanding nearly $30 psf, exceeding pre-pandemic asking rents.

2M sf


Total space available in Q1 2022 has seen a decrease from year end.



Office vacancy is trending downwards as a result of strong leasing activity to kick off the year.

$220 psf

Investment sales

Price psf has been pushed upwards from previous quarters as a result of a strong end to 2021.

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