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COVID-19 dampens Austin office fundamentals

​AUSTIN – The local office market continued its downward slide in 3Q2020. 

According to CBRE, absorption registered at around​ negative 37​1,200 sf, up from the previous quarter.

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Average asking rates increased to $39.36 per sf quarter over quarter, driven by increased operating expenses averages throughout the market.  

Vacancy rose 150 basis points to 14.3 percent. 

The development pipeline remained flat as new construction appears to have halted. There are 29 projects totaling 6.1 million sf under construction. Last quarter, 201,700 sf came online.

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​Source: CBRE

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