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Heightened demand and new developments have propelled the Meatpacking District to the top of the market

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  • The desirability of the Meatpacking District (in part by fueled by Google’s move to 111 Eighth Avenue back in 2005 and its continued development of a “campus” in the micromarket) has encouraged developers to build boutique office buildings, which are commanding rents well above the market average. Opportunistic landlords are taking advantage of Meatpacking’s status as a trendy and hip place to be.
  • Six new developments—three complete and three impending, totaling 787,989
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Manhattan Class B vacancy lowest since 2007

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New York Chart of the Week: December 18, 2014

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  • The demand for Class B space has increased as value options elsewhere, including Midtown South and Penn Plaza, have diminished.
  • The average Class B taking rent has increased 12.7 percent year-over-year to $53.66 as overall vacancy nears a pre-recession low at 8.4 percent.
  • For the first time post-2007,
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July uptick in tech sector leasing activity

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JLL NYC Research: August Tech Monthly

High-tech_blogJLL’s Tech Monthly looks at activity in New York’s tech sector, including employment growth, leasing activity, venture capital funding and companies hiring.

Highlights of our August report include:

  • Tech sector employment in New York City increased by 5.2 percent year-over-year in June, again the largest industry growth among all major sectors.
  • Tech tenants committed to 350,910 square feet of recorded transactions
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Chart of the Week: Midtown Class A rental growth

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New York Chart of the Week: July 14, 2014

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  • Like the greater U.S. economy, recovery in the Manhattan office market has been slow but tangible—most recent quarters have seen lower vacancy and higher rents.
  • This is uncharacteristic of the Manhattan market, where rental spikes are a routine part of the cycle. Since 1995, the Midtown Class
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