From the Florida Business Observer staff on Friday, July 5:
Times are good for some Tampa area landlords. Tampa, according to a new report from CoStar, had the No. 8 highest average office rent growth nationwide over the past year. At 4.2% growth, the region was tied with Sacramento. Jacksonville, at No. 6, 4.8% growth, was the other Florida city on the list. Austin, Texas, at 5.8%, is the fastest growing nationally in highest average office rent, the report shows, while four of the 10 cities in the list are in California.