D.C. Office Occupancy Drops, but Investor Demand Still High

D.C. Office Occupancy Drops, but Investor Demand Still High

Vacancy has increased in one of the top U.S. office markets, Washington, D.C., but at least one expert says the drop is just a minor blip that signifies investors should seize on properties while they can.

The office market in the capital posted one of the highest vacancy increases in the nation at 30 basis points, according to a CBRE’s second quarter 2014 market report. Washington D.C.’s vacancy rate jumped up to 15.1 percent, and average rents dropped by

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