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Tucson City, AZ - Office Space for Lease

Tucson, AZ - Office Market Overview

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The Tucson real estate market includes Barrio Viejo, Broadway Northeast, and the Rosemont - Aledea Linda office space submarkets. With a metropolitan population of just over 1 million, the economy in Tucson remains vibrant and robust. A solid mix of government, aerospace, and healthcare business sectors create strong demand for white-collar office employment in the Tucson metro area.

As of mid-2017, the Tucson office market encompasses over 8 million square feet of existing office space in properties larger than 50,000 square feet. Over 41% of this space is Class A or A+, with Class B office space adding another 56% of inventory to the Tucson office market. In addition to being home to two military bases, a large number of high technology businesses are also attracted to the area, maintaining robust and predictable demand for commercial real estate in Tucson, AZ.

Tucson, AZ - Office Inventory Description

One of the main employers and economic drivers in Tucson is the University of Arizona. The U of A attracts a large number of R&D and government contractors to the area, which in turn creates an on-going need for Class A office space in Tucson. With a gross metropolitan product of nearly $41 billion annually, the demand for white-collar office space is consistent. There are over 70 office buildings in Tucson that are larger than 50,000 square feet.

The Highland Vista Cinco Via office submarket is one area of Tucson that sees strong demand for office space. Located north of Broadway Boulevard and west of North Craycroft Road, this area is home to investment-grade office buildings such as 5151 East Broadway, the 155 North Rosemont Blvd office building, and the 4801 East Broadway Blvd office project.

Tucson City, AZ Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 7,122,394 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF, includes office with retail

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 2,621,771 SF / 36.81% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 4,500,623 SF / 63.19% of total office

By class:

  • Class A: 3,547,895 SF / 49.81% of total office
  • Class B: 3,263,593 SF / 45.82% of total office
  • Class C: 95,906 SF / 1.35% of total office

Top 10 Largest Office Buildings

in Tucson

Office building Address Sqft Year built
5151 East Broadway 5151 East Broadway Blvd, 85711 258,468 1975
Tucson Electric Power Headquarters 88 East Broadway Blvd, 85701 243,000 2011
One South Church 1 South Church Avenue, 85701 241,715 1986
75 Broadway 75 East Broadway Blvd, 85701 215,000 n/a
4690 North Oracle Road 4690 North Oracle Road, 85705 211,152 2015
The Williams Centre - Twin Towers 5225 East Williams Circle, 85711 190,000 1987
El Dorado Health Center 1400 North Wilmot Road, 85712 186,281 1979
Britannia Business Center 3400 East Britannia Drive, 85706 163,663 1984
The Williams Centre - Merrill Lynch Building 5210 East Williams Circle, 85711 160,000 1987
Tri-Pointe Plaza 6375 East Tanque Verde Road, 85715 152,314 1981

Most Recently-Built Office Buildings

in Tucson

Office building Address Sqft Year built
4690 North Oracle Road 4690 North Oracle Road, 85705 211,152 2015
1455 South Alvernon Way 1455 South Alvernon Way, 85711 100,368 2014
Tucson Electric Power Headquarters 88 East Broadway Blvd, 85701 243,000 2011
275 North Commerce Park Loop 275 North Commerce Park Loop, 85745 147,258 2011
Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital - Medical Plaza II 395 North Silverbell Road, 85745 70,000 2009
Hemisphere Corporate Center - 3360 East Hemisphere Loop 3360 East Hemisphere Loop, 85706 72,000 2008
3601 East Britannia Drive 3601 East Britannia Drive, 85706 56,800 2008
Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital - Medical Plaza II 6567 East Carondelet Drive, 85710 104,488 2007
Williams Centre - 250 South Williams Blvd 250 South Williams Blvd, 85711 122,000 2006
The Louise Foucar Marshall Building 845 North Park Avenue, 85719 98,764 2004

Tucson, AZ - Green Office Space

Employment

The most recent National Green Building Adoption Index, completed in 2017, analyzed the top 30 office markets in the U.S. to quantify the market share of energy efficient, green office space. The survey discovered that since 2005, the overall percentage of LEED-certified, EPA Energy Star-rated, and green office buildings has soared to 38%, up from 5% back in 2005.

While Tucson does not rank as one of the top 30 U.S. office markets, the city is making marked progress in increasing its market share of green office buildings. A great example of this is the QIP Office Building on 3601 N. Business Center Drive. This 85,000-square-foot office building received its first green label in 2009 and currently holds a LEED Platinum certification for energy-efficient design, water use reduction, and sustainable site selection and development. In Tucson overall, 3% of the larger office buildings are green, with almost 326,000 square feet of green office space in Tucson, AZ.

Tucson, AZ's Top Office-Using Sectors

While the city may not rank as a top 30 office market, the Tucson office market continues to be strong, thanks to an energetic mix of businesses and industries. Among the top office-using sectors in Tucson are the education, government, healthcare, and aerospace sectors.

  • Education – The University of Arizona is one of the city's largest employers, and consistently attracts high technology, bioscience, and research & development businesses that create white-collar employment and drive demand for office space in Tucson.
  • Government – Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Pima County, Fort Huachuca, the U.S. Army Intelligence Center, and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency create significant employment in the Tucson metro area.
  • Healthcare – Demand for office space in Tucson is also driven by institutions such as Banner University Medical Center Tucson, Sanofi-Aventis, and Ventana Medical Systems.
  • Aerospace – Texas Instruments, Universal Avionics, Honeywell Aerospace, and Sunquest Information Systems all help to generate demand in the Tucson office space market.

Tucson Demographics

Population

  • Total Population528,374
  • Male Population(49.7 %) 262,528
  • Female Population(50.3 %) 265,846
  • Median Age33.40

Income/Financial

  • Average Household Income$50,150
  • Median Household Income$37,149
  • Median Income Under 25$17,301
  • Median Income 25-44$40,720
  • Median Income 45-64$44,491
  • Median Income Over 65$33,370

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