News – October 2023
According to the KPMG 2023 US “CEO Outlook Survey”, a substantial shift is expected in the working environment for corporate employees traditionally based in offices.
Life Science Quarterly Market Report Q3 – 2023
Glimmers of exciting activity across life science industry propelled the region’s third quarter forward.
Eastside Quarterly Market Report Q3 – 2023
Office demand across the greater Eastside remains well off pre-Covid levels but general office activity continues to improve slowly heading into Q4 2023.
Quarterly Market Report – Q3 2023
In Q3 2023 the Downtown Seattle Office Market vacancy jumped to 21.32% (up from 20.42% in Q2, 2023), including 17.1% of direct vacancy and 4.2% of sublease vacancy.
News – September 2023
Seattle's Plaza 600 located at 600 Stewart Street in the Denny Triangle completed a multimillion-dollar renovation as reported in September 2023.
News – August 2023
In August 2023 Urban Visions closed on a 7-acre portion of land in Seattle that will be a part of the future S Campus office development in SODO.
News – July 2023
In July it was reported that BioMed Realty filed plans to convert 1101 Westlake Ave. N for laboratory use, considering the hot market for life-science companies.
Life Science Quarterly Market Report Q2 – 2023
The second quarter of 2023 showed a positive uptick in activity relative to the start of the year.
Eastside Quarterly Market Report Q2 – 2023
While office demand across the greater Eastside remains quiet relative to pre-Covid years, general activity has increased during the second quarter of 2023.
Quarterly Market Report – Q2 2023
In Q2 2023 the Downtown Seattle Office Market vacancy jumped to 20.7% (up from 19.1% in Q1, 2023), including 16.8% of direct vacancy and 3.9% of sublease vacancy.
News – June 2023
Hybrid work for many businesses is transitioning from scattered remote work plans to implementation of more serious and structured return-to-office policies for employees.
News – May 2023
In May 2023, Amazon welcomed employees back to its Seattle headquarters for the first official in-person workday in over three years.
News – April 2023
April 2023 brought mostly news of life science developments as the office market continues to be quiet.
Life Science Quarterly Market Report Q1 – 2023
The Life Science market slowed its pace considerably over hte last quarter.
Eastside Quarterly Market Report Q1 – 2023
Office demand across the greater Eastside remains quiet as the first quarter of 2023 comes and goes. Vacancy on the Eastside ended the quarter up at approximately 7.1%.
Quarterly Market Report Q1 – 2023
In Q1 2023 the Downtown Seattle Office Market vacancy grew to 19.1%, up from 17.3% in Q4 2022. The vacancy rate consists of 15.1% of direct vacancy and 4% of sublease vacancy.
News – March 2023
In March construction began on a 260,000 square foot 12 story office building in the University District being developed by LPC West.
News – February 2023
As the office market continues to soften, many developers will be considering conversion of office to other uses.
News – January 2023
In January, BioMed Realty’s proposed Denny Park two-tower 600,000sf lab and office project cleared a hurdle.
Eastside Quarterly Market Report Q4 – 2022
Office demand across the grater Eastside has been virtually silent since Q2, 2022.
Quarterly Market Report Q4 – 2022
At the end of Q4 2022 the Downtown Seattle Office Market vacancy stayed at 17.3% including 14.3% of direct vacancy and 3.0% of sublease vacancy. The 12-month net absorption for the Downtown Seattle Office Market at the end of Q4 2022 was negative 1,640,154 RSF.
News – December 2022
The only news of office developments in December 2022 was that of The Jack topping out construction.
News – November 2022
As reported in November, Sellen Construction is beginning the development of a mass timber project called 35 Stone located at 3524 Stone Way N.
News – October 2022
The Norton Building was purchased last fall for over $147 million by Hines who has developed plans for renovations.
News – September 2022
After exploring expensive plans to convert a portion of Seattle’s Pacific Place shopping center to office, Hudson Pacific Properties appears to have punted on the deal.
Quarterly Market Report Q3 – 2022
The overall Downtown Seattle Office Market vacancy rate at the end of Q3 2022 landed at 17.3%, comprised of 14.4% of direct vacancy and 2.9% of sublease vacancy. The 12-month net absorption is (1,563,821) RSF for the end of Q3 2022 and there is approximately 1,024,940 RSF under construction
News – August 2022
The only news of office development in Seattle was that of a final design review for Gemdale USA’s potential project in South Lake Union located at 618 John St.
News – July 2022
In July it was reported that Touchstone secured $196M in financing for their 2-tower office project commonly known as the Chapter Buildings in the U District submarket.
News – June 2022
In June Kilroy Realty presented their SIXO mixed-use project to Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board.
News – May 2022
In May Hudson Pacific Properties, the owner of Pacific Place mall located at 600 Pine Street in Seattle, filed preliminary plans with the city of Seattle to convert the 5 story building from retail to an office use.
Quarterly Market Report Q2 – 2022
At the close of Q2, 2022, the overall vacancy rate for the Downtown Seattle Office Market was 17%, including 14.1% of direct vacancy and 2.9% of sublease vacancy. The trend of rising vacancy continues and in there are no signs of the market strengthening anytime soon.
News – April 2022
In April Hudson Pacific Properties closed on the purchase of the site for Washington 1000 a 16-story, 546,000 square foot office tower at 1000 Olive Way adjacent to the Washington State Convention Center.
Quarterly Market Report – Q1 2022
At the finish of Q1 2022, the overall vacancy rate for the Downtown Seattle Office Market was 15.7%, comprised of 12.8% of direct vacancy and 2.9% of sublease vacancy. The overall vacancy rate continues the steady quarterly uptick we experienced in 2021
Quarterly Market Report Q4 – 2021
General Overview At the close of 2021, the overall vacancy rate for the Downtown Seattle Office Market increased to 15.4%, comprised of 12% of direct vacancy and 3.4% of sublease vacancy. The overall vacancy rate increased significantly throughout 2021 rising from 10.3% at the end of 2020, to 13.7% in Q1 2021, 14.4% in Q2...