CHICAGO—Uncertain economic conditions, especially in China and Europe, has resulted in subdued rental growth for offices across much of the globe, according to a study just published by DTZ Research. The firm’s Occupier Perspective Global Office Review H1 2013 looked at the performance of 90 markets throughout the US, Asia and Europe.

“The global picture for the first half of this year is showing that most global corporations are waiting to see whether the global economic recovery will provide a sustained demand for their goods and services before they commit to expanding their office space,” says Milena Kuljanin, one of the study’s authors.

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