Citywide vacancy increased from 10.2% to 10.4% from Q1 to Q2 continuing its gradual increase since Q3 of 2014. Suburban vacancy increased from 10.7 % to 11% due primarily to a large increase in Class A suburban office vacancy. Average CBD Class A vacancy increased from 10.5 to 10.8%. Citywide Class A vacancy increased from 10.7 to 11.4%.
Austin has surpassed Silicon Valley as the No 1 City in the U.S. for startups according to the latest Kauffman Index report claiming 180 startups.
Job growth continues steadily as the technology sector has expanded 17.8% since 2011 according to Forbes – primarily due to the relocation of California based companies.
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