There are bright spots, however, such as the Downtown submarket, where local companies like Roundy and Manpower are moving in from the suburbs
(Colby Abbot Building, Downtown, top right photo. 735 Water office building, middle left)
Following are some of the most significant aspects of the Milwaukee Office Research Report:
· Developers are on pace to add 900,000 square feet of office space to the Milwaukee metro this year for a 3 percent stock increase.
· Vacancy is forecast to end the year at 15.8 percent.
· Asking rents are expected to gain 0.4 percent to $19.08 per square foot.
· Effective rents will end the year at $15.24 per square foot.
· The median price has appreciated roughly 15 percent to $111 per square foot during the past year.
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