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Denver Industrial Figures Q4 2022

January 9, 2023

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  • Total leasing volume transacted in metro Denver climbed to over 2.0 million sq. ft., pushing the annual total to over 11.2 million sq. ft.
  • Construction activity decreased 2.4% quarter-over-quarter with 8.7 million sq. ft. under construction at the end of Q4 2022.
  • Over 1.5 million sq. ft. of positive net absorption was posted in Q4 2022, pushing the YTD total to nearly 5.1 million sq. ft.—a 52.5% decrease from the total recorded in 2021.
  • 1.3 million sq. ft. of new construction delivered in the fourth quarter, causing the total availability rate to remain stable while direct vacancy decreased 10 bps quarter-over-quarter.
  • Due to tightening availability and steady tenant demand in the fourth quarter, the average achieved rate increased 16.7% year-over-year to $9.25 per sq. ft. NNN.
  • As interest rates increase, sales activity continued to moderate in Q4 2022, recording $461.6 million in overall volume and driving YTD volume to $2.2 billion.