Detroit office market reports

Q3 2021

As reopening efforts continue, Detroit has started to see recovery in 2021 especially with job growth increasing 32.9%  since the height of the job losses in April 2020.  The market has seen a surge in Co-Working companies over the past 12 months as employers are seeing the benefit of flexibility and availability during this uncertain time. 


Economic Conditions

Unemployment in Detroit is now at 3.7 percent as of August 2021 and recovered 90% of all job losses since April of 2020. 


Recover Rate

Detroit trails the U.S. average vaccination rate of overall population that is fully vaccinated.


Return to Office

Several large employers have delayed the return to the office which were slated for this fall such as Ford, GM, Meridian Health and DTE Energy due to the Delta variant concerns. 

12 Months

Office Demand

Co-Working companies have increased their presence within the past 12 months as employers are seeing the benefits of the flexibility and availability during this uncertain time.

2.4 MSF

Office Supply

There is currently 2.4 msf of new office space under construction, with a total of 3.8 msf of new inventory delivered to the market since 2016.


Capital Markets

Detroit’s office investment activity has slowed since 2018 however, year-to-date 2021 total sales volume is sitting just 9% below activity seen in 2020.

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Get in-depth office market reports and insights from commercial real estate experts in the Greater Detroit area. Avison Young advisors look at Detroit commercial real estate activities and the latest Detroit statistics to provide you expert market research on Detroit's office properties.

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