Columbus MarketBeat Reports

Cushman & Wakefield MarketBeat reports analyze quarterly economic and commercial real estate activity including supply, demand and pricing trends at the market and submarket levels.


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The U.S. economy ended the year on an optimistic note. Businesses continued to add jobs at a healthy clip. Employment in the key office-using sectors increased by 150,000 jobs in the fourth quarter. Consumer confidence remains high. Wages are rising faster than inflation, yielding extra spending power, reflected in the 18.8% increase in online shopping over the holiday season.

Current Marketbeats

Office MarketBeat Report
Q3 2019 Columbus Office Report

Third quarter in the Columbus office market produced similar results as reported for the first and second quarters.

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Industrial MarketBeat Report
Q3 2019 Columbus Industrial Report

The third quarter posted a 3.7% vacancy rate, 170 basis-points lower than one year ago, and lower than the previous quarter’s 4.1%. Industrial net absorption of 1.6 million square feet (msf) for the quarter brings the year-to-date total to 6.1 msf.

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Multifamily MarketBeat Report
Q1 2019 Columbus Multifamily Report

Average effective rent per unit in the Columbus market as been greater than $900 for four consecutive quarters. With few exceptions, vacancy
in the Columbus market ranged between 5.0% and 6.0% over the past three years. Vacany was 5.7% in Q1 2019.

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Featured Insights: Current U.S. MarketBeats

Q4 2019 U.S. Office MarketBeat Snapshot
MarketBeat • Office

Office Reports

Remarkably stable vacancy rate reflects solid demand in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Revathi Greenwood • 1/16/2020
Q4 2019 U.S. Industrial MarketBeat Snapshot
MarketBeat • Industrial

Industrial Reports

After a slow start to the year, the industrial market finishes the decade strong.
Carolyn Salzer • 1/16/2020
Q4 2019 U.S. Retail MarketBeat Snapshot
MarketBeat • Retail

Shopping Center Reports

2019 ended on a positive note with consumer spending rising at a healthy pace and retail sales up.
Garrick Brown • 1/17/2020


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