Raleigh-Durham office market reports

2023 Q2 highlights and trends

While enduring a decrease in office using job postings and high overall availability rates, the Raleigh-Durham office market is showing signs of improving market conditions. Overall asking rental rates have increased, and tenants have shown interest in moving into new spaces as occupancy in new properties have seen a notable increase. The Six Forks Rd submarket has seen a large increase of 9% in total asking rents since Q2 2022 while downtown Durham has seen a steady increase of 5% over the same period. Raleigh-Durham shows similar availability rates to other regional markets, and several notable office properties remain under development. 


Decline in vacancy for new office space

Q1 of 2023 showed a decrease in vacancy for office product built in the past two years as tenants show interest in moving towards newer higher quality spaces.


Decline in office using job postings

Job postings in industries that use office space such as tech, consulting, banking and engineering have declined by 34% in the past year representing some economic difficulty for office tenants.


Increase in average full service asking rental rate

Asking rental rates have risen higher than the market has seen previously to an average of $32.28 psf. This increase has been driven by improving market conditions and higher upfront costs related to construction.

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