Factoring in sublease space, the relative numbers were 15.46%rising to 15.86%, indicating that the vacancy rates may have hitbottom.

These percentages are reflected in the small overall marketabsorption of 113,549 sf at the end of the second quarter turninginto a negative absorption of 260,261 sf at the end of the thirdquarter.

However, market rents are under considerable pressure droppingfrom an average of $19.18 per sf in the second quarter of 2001 to$18.55 per sf in the third quarter.

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