Tampa office market reports

Q4 2022

With return-to-office rates starting to plateau in 2022, Tampa’s office market experienced a 45% recovery for the year. Downsizing footprints and reducing space continues to trend as sublease availabilities increased by 74.5% year-over-year. New office developments have come to a halt with no new inventory under development and only one office development expected to break ground in 2023 at Midtown East.

$29.21 psf

Direct asking rents

Tampa’s office market experienced a 3.9% increase in direct asking rents year-over-year to $29.21 per square foot (psf) (FS).


Sublease availability

Tenants downsizing and forfeiting space resulted in an increase in sublease availability since year-end 2021, totaling just over 3 million square feet (msf).



Tampa’s unemployment rate as of November 2022 fell below pre-pandemic levels and reached 2.6% with a 4.4% increase in job growth year-over-year.


Leasing activity

Office leasing activity in Tampa declined 13.6% year-over-year, resulting in 4.1 msf leased in 2022.


Investment sales

Interest rate hikes throughout the year caused a decrease in office investment sales volume year-over-year by 7.1%.

-252,119 sf

Net absorption

Tampa’s net absorption experienced an increase since year-end 2021 and finished 2022 off at -252,119 square feet (sf).


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