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FAIRFIELD, CT-Bucking conventional economic wisdom, rents rose in Fairfield County despite some lackluster performance in the area during the first quarter, according to a new report from Jones Lang LaSalle. Vacancy rates increased throughout the county while there was a strong uptick in the amount of quality space that became available.

Still, building owners’ confidence in the market led to a surge in rents, says Robert Ageloff, international director and head of JLL’s Stamford office, in the announcement of the report. “The Fairfield County office market is counterintuitive right now,” he says. “In the face of increasing vacancy and downward pricing pressure from new, large blocks of sublease space, rents are increasing. Landlords are forward pricing, meaning they are increasing and stabilizing rental rents based on an economic recovery that has not really happened yet, and on increased tenant demand in the market but not actual closed deals.”

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