Detroit office market report

Q4 2022

Suburban markets, specifically Birmingham and Royal Oak have seen in increase in activity as they are walkable suburban markets providing more flexibility and transforming how tenants occupy space with minimal impact on employee commute times. Numerous companies, including several law firms, have been willing to pay a 30% premium to reduce their footprint and occupy newer, high-end space in an effort to attract new talent.
-2.9 msf


Negative absorption from 2020 to year-end 2022 has totaled 2.9 msf, representing 3.2% of existing inventory. 


Vacancy has continued to increase since the start of the pandemic as companies continue to evaluate their true real estate needs and embrace hybrid work schedules.


Return to office

Detroit’s return-to-office rate in December 2022 when compared to December 2019 is lagging behind the nation-wide rate of 42.1%. As companies continue to navigate workplace solutions, it appears that hybrid work has had a significant impact on the Detroit office market.
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