New Office Construction: Building Continues Amid Uncertainty

By Cameron Williams, Director of Research, SVN International Corp.

Continued uneasiness surrounding demand as well as record setting vacancies have created a downturn in new office development in the beginning of 2023. Despite this, several markets are continuing to build.

With much of the space pre-leased, tenants are still signaling the demand for high quality property outside of central business districts. Life science lab space and class A suburban property are driving new construction in the following markets: