The national vacancy rate for the office sector fell to 16.8 percent in the second quarter, a 10 basis point decline over the first quarter of the year. This is in line with trends witnessed over the last three and a half years. Vacancies peaked at 17.6 percent in late 2010, and since then any recorded declines were no larger than 10 basis points. It has certainly been a slow recovery, but quite in line with expectations, given an economy that has been growing at an average of 2 percent per ... Freemium Content

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