Raleigh-Durham office market reports

2Q21 highlights and trends

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Overall market fundamentals are beginning to recover, while Triangle-wide rent growth remains positive as reopening efforts and return to work models continue to evolve post pandemic.


Economic conditions

Unemployment rate in Raleigh-Durham, down 830 bps from the height of the pandemic.

Top 10

Recovery rate

Raleigh ranked among the top 10 U.S. cities best positioned to recover from the pandemic by Moody’s Analytics.

1.3 msf

Office demand

Year-to-date leasing activity and is expected to increase as the market anticipates pent-up demand after a year of uncertainty and minimal movement.

1.4 msf

Office supply

Total amount of vacant sublease space (in square feet) on the market in Raleigh-Durham, comprising 20% of total vacant space.


Pricing trends

Average rents held steady in Raleigh-Durham posting 1.9% YoY rent growth, largely due to new construction deliveries and owners holding firm on rates.


Capital markets

Trailing 12-month office investment volume in Raleigh-Durham. In April, Highwoods acquired Captrust Tower and Wells Fargo Capitol Center as part of a $717-million portfolio acquisition from Preferred Office Properties in Raleigh, Charlotte and Atlanta.

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Get in-depth office market reports and insights from commercial real estate experts in the greater Triangle area. Avison Young advisors look at Raleigh-Durham commercial real estate activities and the latest Raleigh-Durham statistics to provide you expert market research on Raleigh-Durham's office properties. For an overview of market trends, see the Raleigh-Durham condensed Office Insights 2Q21 report. 

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