While the U.S. economy has added jobs at a steady pace in the longest expansion in history, growth in employment has not been evenly distributed across markets. There are hotspots—cities and metropolitan areas that have outgrown the national average. Cushman & Wakefield's Spotlight on Employment reviews these 35 MSAs in terms of job growth, office rent growth and office property values.
From an investment perspective, the report identifies markets that will remain the best performers. For occupiers there may be some opportunities in metros that have been more average in terms of job growth but have the labor force characteristics that make them attractive to global occupiers.