Rates don’t improve, but vacancy rates show good growth in Seattle office space market

The year ended on a high note for the Seattle office space market in 2011.  Net absorption for 2011 ended just over 1.6 MM sq.ft, almost double the net absorption for 2010.  2011 also marked the best year since a high of 2006 that ended in a little over 3 MM sq. ft of net … Continue reading

OfficeSpace.com Launches New Service in Portland, Oregon

OfficeSpace.com Launches New Free Service That Provides Businesses in Portland, Oregon With a Better Way to Find and Lease Office Space Also offers landlords and brokers free listing capabilities, real-time tour booking and social media integration   SEATTLE, Washington – January 24, 2012 – OfficeSpace.com today unveiled a new service designed to arm tenants with … Continue reading

Half of our tenants think they have to pay a broker hourly, like an attorney

Tenants use OfficeSpace.com to do their own space searches and learn about the commercial real estate market.  These are typically business owners and entrepreneurs.  We talk to them regularly and one thing that always amazes us is that about half of our tenants looking for space believe that their broker will charge them an hourly … Continue reading