Seattle Ranks High in Office Rent, Tech Job Growth
Only Charlotte, North Carolina, and New York fared better
Despite the pandemic forcing many to work from home, the tech industry is still a massive force in office leasing in the Seattle area and across the United States. Seattle ranks No. 3 in the commercial real estate firm CBRE’S annual Tech-30 report, which takes into account office rent growth, net absorption rate and tech…
Editor’s Note: Dont Worry; Be Happy
The tech disruption is unsettling, but it happened before and Seattle survived and thrived!
Seattles geek influx seems to be causing a disturbance in the force. The New York Times Timothy Egan worries that Amazon has become a large foreign presence growing inside us. At risk, old-timers say, is Seattles very identity as a culturally rich, economically diverse city. Such concerns have merit. Heavy hiring by Seattle tech companies…