Greater Los Angeles MarketBeat Reports

Eric Kenas • 2/3/2020
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
Q4 2019 Greater Los Angeles Office Report

Overall asking rental rates in the Greater Los Angeles region were stable over the fourth quarter of 2019, but increased 1.2% from one year ago to $3.38 per square foot per month.

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Office MarketBeat Report
Q4 2019 Downtown Los Angeles Office Report

Overall vacancy grew in the fourth quarter of 2019 taking the year-end rate to 20.5%, a 70 basis point (bps) increase year-over-year
in the Los Angeles downtown office market. The jump in vacancy is in part due to the delivery of new product in the Non-CBD and a statistically down year in the Central Business District for total absorption weighing down the yearly totals.

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Industrial MarketBeat Report
Q4 2019 Greater Los Angeles Industrial Report

After a very strong first half of the year, Greater Los Angeles’ leasing activity declined by 12.4% in the second half and 2019’s year-end total of 30.6 million square feet (msf) was down 12.1% from last year. 

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Retail MarketBeat Report
2H 2019 Los Angeles Retail Report

Los Angeles recorded robust retail leasing activity in 2019, totaling nearly 4.9 million square feet (msf) in transactions year-to-date year-to-date, an 8.7% increase compared to the 4.5 msf leased in 2018.

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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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