There’s some good news for the office market, according to Transwestern. In the company’s 2021 Q4 review, there was quarterly office absorption of 644,000 square feet, which the company described as “turning a corner,” as “33 out of 51 tracked markets registered positive net absorption as market correction is underway.”

The five areas with the biggest increases in net absorption were in Boston, San Jose-Silicon Valley, Dallas-Fort Worth, Seattle, and Charlotte. When looking at trailing four-quarter net absorption, the top five were Austin, Raleigh-Durham, San Jose-Silicon Valley, Oklahoma City, and Nashville. About 30% of the markets that Transwestern tracks showed positive net absorption over the previous 12 months.

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