col-serendipity columbus The vision for 900 N. High St. in Columbus’ Short North neighborhood, where co-working provider Serendipity Labs will have 22,000 square feet.

CHICAGO—The US office market slowed down in the first quarter, partly because activity in the tech sector, which has recently fueled much of the market’s growth, was uncharacteristically slow. Overall, the market recorded just 3.7 million square feet of positive absorption, according to a report on the first quarter by Chicago-based JLL.