Fort Lauderdale office market reports

Q1 2022

Fort Lauderdale’s office market has been on a path to steady recovery in the first quarter of 2022 with positive net absorption, declining vacancies, and robust leasing activity. While rent growth has not reached the levels of Miami and West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale will likely benefit from local migrations as it could be considered a more affordable alternative for companies.

33.2 msf


Fort Lauderdale’s development pipeline remains limited, allowing market fundamentals to tighten and for demand to catch up with supply.

169K sf

Net absorption

After experiencing some sharp declines in 2020 and 2021, net absorption has recovered well and has been on a steady upward trend since mid-2021 due to positive leasing momentum.

$37.21 psf

Direct asking rent

Landlords have continued to push rates in Fort Lauderdale; however, rent growth has not reached the levels seen in Miami and West Palm Beach. During the first quarter of 2022, the overall rental rate in Fort Lauderdale grew to $37.21.

7 msf


As Fort Lauderdale’s office leasing began to pick up in the first quarter of the year, total availability declined by 7.7% since year-end 2021.



As market fundamentals began to strengthen in Fort Lauderdale, office vacancy declined to 17.8% during the first quarter from 18.3% at year-end 2021.


Investment sales

Investment sales were off to a strong start in Fort Lauderdale with over $205 million in office investment sales transactions for the first quarter of the year. Office asset pricing held steady at $220 per square feet.

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