Steve Hall, Transwestern senior vice president, left, and Keith Pierce, Transwestern director of research for the Southeast US Steve Hall, Transwestern senior vice president, left, and Keith Pierce, Transwestern director of research for the Southeast US

ATLANTA, GA—Rising demand for Atlanta’s medical office space resulted in the decrease in market vacancy to nine percent in first quarter 2018, its lowest level since 2003. According to research by Transwestern, absorption posted at 372,377 square feet, nearly twice the space absorbed in fourth quarter 2017 and more than half of 2017’s total.