Manhattan posted its strongest quarterly office leasing volume since year-end 2019 in the third quarter with a 26% increase to end the quarter at 9.23 million square feet, according to Colliers.

Year-to-date leasing volume totaled 24.17 million square feet, a nearly 50% increase over the 16.34 million square feet leased during the same period in 2021 and Colliers expert say that if leasing volume were to continue at the same pace for the remainder of the year, 2022’s full-year leasing volume would surpass 2021’s full-year total (24.96 million square feet) by 29.1%. Net absorption clocked in at a positive 4.13 million square feet.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?


© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.

Lynn Pollack



Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join now!

  • Free unlimited access to's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2024 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.