Sacramento office market reports

Q2 2021: Despite 2021 YTD vacancy increases resulting in negative absorption, the Sacramento office market sits in relatively good shape compared to other Northern California markets. 

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Demand has been tepid as the economy reopens. Tenants, that postponed their long-term occupancy strategies, are starting to re-enter the market slowly.


Economic conditions

Reopening efforts and higher vaccination rates have allowed the Sacramento unemployment rate to drop from a high of 14.4 percent in April 2020 to 6.6 percent now.


Leasing activity 

Leasing activity has paused, decreasing by 60.6 percent compared with the long-term historical average.



 Direct and sublease vacancy have achieved levels approaching all-time highs, totaling 10.8 percent.


Sublease space 

The sublease market grew during 2020 but that growth has been more tempered this year, accounting for only 536,867 sf of vacant space.


Rental rate

Landlords held firm on asking rents through the pandemic. Average class A asking rents remained relatively flat with only a 0.2% increase during the first half of 2021.


Capital markets

Office sales activity was dramatically affected during the risk-pricing crisis, decreasing by an annualized rate of 46.8% compared with the prior five-year average dollar volume.

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