St. Louis Market Snapshot Q3 2018

Cushman and Wakefield research shows construction in the St. Louis industrial market continues to grow with over 1 million square feet (msf) of new inventory, bringing year-to-date deliveries to above 3.5 msf. Developers remain aggressive with strong tenant demand and healthy rent growth. Average asking rates increased to $4.96 per-square-foot, increasing $0.39 over the past six months. The St. Louis office market recorded nearly 170,000 square feet (sf) positive net absorption. The Cortex Innovation District led activity with roughly 96,000 sf positive net absorption. The market’s 12.0% vacancy fell 30 basis points from last quarter, supporting strong rental income potential for investors. Cushman & Wakefield Q3 2108 Market Snapshot

2018-10-12T15:08:49+00:00 October 12th, 2018|In the News, Market Research, Research|

St. Louis Industrial Market Absorption Expanding; Strong Leasing Activity in Suburban Office Space

St. Louis Industrial Market Expands with 2.2 MSF of Positive Net Absorption in the Second Quarter New Large blocks of Suburban Office Space and Strong Leasing Activity to Continue in 2018 ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield announced the St. Louis industrial market recorded 2.2 million square feet (msf) of positive absorption in the second quarter of 2018. For the St. Louis office market, suburban asking rates reached an average of $20.14 per square foot (psf), increasing by $0.32 psf quarter-over-quarter as tenant demand remains strong. “Development activity has been the biggest story over the past several years with 4.6 million square feet (msf) of new industrial construction and 571,000 sf of new office construction in 2017,” said Brian Ungles, Managing Principal, Cushman & Wakefield, St. Louis. “We expect that trend to continue, as we had 1.5 msf of office space and 5.8 msf of industrial space [...]

2018-07-19T15:15:06+00:00 July 18th, 2018|In the News, Market Research, Research|