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Increasing Inventory of Available Office Sublease Space Creates Leverage for Tenants to Negotiate Lower Rents According to NAI Capital’s Market Trends Sublease Report


Los Angeles, CA, Tuesday, June 13, 2017– According to NAI Capital’s Market Trends report, office space offered for sublease in Los Angeles County in the first quarter of 2017 registered 4.9 million square feet, up 7.6% over the quarter and 11.5% over the prior year. The total inventory of available sublease space is increasing and is being absorbed at a lower rate. This quarter, 390,460 square feet were subleased, which is 22.1% less than a year ago.

Sublease rents remained flat over the quarter – an indication that the mounting sublease space on the market is holding rents steady – trending lower as sublessors lower their rents in order to attract tenants.

According to Forrest Blake, Vice President, with NAI Capital’s Tenant Consulting Group , “As sublease vacancy goes up, tenants who don’t mind a shorter term will have leverage to negotiate asking rates down substantially. The gap between direct and sublease asking rents are widening.” 

To access the full Los Angeles Office Market Trends Sublease Report, visit: 

NAI Capital Office Market Trends Sublease Report

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