Lab space is becoming more appealing to investors as attractive returns and rent growth surge says a new report from Newmark.

Asking rents for lab space in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Raleigh and Boston have increased by more than 60% since the first quarter of 2016 while office rents increased by only 15–30% during the same period with similar trends in Philadelphia, New Jersey and Los Angeles, the real estate firm notes.


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