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The office sector has a wide variety of tenants and building types. In the central business district of major metropolitan areas, office buildings can rise more than 40 stories and are leased to high quality, often national and international businesses. Larger corporations will own their own buildings and occupy the entire space, but generally office space is leased on long term leases to multiple tenants. Tenants in multi-story buildings will either lease an entire floor or multiple floors, depending on the size of the company. Suburban office space is located in midrise and single-tenant buildings. Many office buildings are located close to transportation hubs such as airports and highways in order to easily facilitate business travel. These types of locations are also advantageous in that they give the business high visibility. Professional building and property managers usually maintain and operate office buildings on behalf of the owner. Office buildings are rated by class from A to C depending on the age and quality of building, location, the quality of the tenants, the amount of rents commanded, and the management.

Role / Company Location Posted
Real Estate Equity AssociateAllstate Insurance Company Chicago, IL Oct 15, 2019
Senior Property ManagerConfidential DC Oct 15, 2019
Senior Sales AssociateNewmark Knight Frank Washington, DC Oct 14, 2019
Analyst/Office ManagerSVN International, AVAT Realty, LLC Huntsville, AL Oct 14, 2019
On-Site Commercial Property ManagerDunbar Real Estate Investment Management Fountain Valley, CA Oct 14, 2019
SharePoint AdministratorRealty Income Corporation San Diego, CA Oct 14, 2019
Director of InvestmentsRaj Capital, LLC Newport Beach, CA Oct 11, 2019
Assistant Corporate ControllerThe Dilweg Companies, LLC Durham, NC Oct 11, 2019
Analyst, InvestmentsQuadreal Property Group Vancouver, BC Oct 11, 2019
Analyst, International Real EstateQuadreal Property Group Vancouver, BC Oct 11, 2019



Looking to the future

The success of the office real estate sector is driven by the strength of the economy, in particular, job growth. As companies expand and businesses grow the increased demand for office space spurs development and increases rents. Technology and evolving understanding of workplace design and effectiveness has resulted in a long-term trend toward less office space per occupant, and such inputs will continue to influence office developments. Shared office designs and options, while still a small segment of overall office leasing, continue to attract attention.

 
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Skills Required

  • Class A: New to newer buildings, Excellent locations (Central Business District), High quality tenants, Professionally managed
  • Class B: Little to no deterioration in building quality, Good locations, Good tenants, Professionally managed
  • Class C: 15 to 25 years old, Good to mediocre locations, Steady occupancy of tenants, Good management
  • Suburban Office
  • Shared Office

Professional Reading and Resources


  • "Buildings"
  • "The Urban Ecologist"
  • "Commercial Property News"
  • "Real Estate Forum"
  • "Development Magazine" by NAIOP

Top Companies


  • Brookfield Properties Corp.
  • The Blackstone Group
  • Hines
  • Vornado Realty Trust
  • Boston Properties