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215 Office Spaces for Rent in Durham, NC

  • The Frontier - 600 Building - Research Triangle Park
    600 Park Offices Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
    For Lease $24.5/Sqft/Year
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    • 7 Spaces
    • 27,092 Sqft
  • Meridian Corporate Center - 2810 Meridian Pkwy - Durham
    2810 Meridian Pkwy, Copper Creek, Durham, NC 27713
    For Lease $15.5/Sqft/Year
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    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 11,294 Sqft
  • Triangle Transit - Durham
    4600 Emperor Boulevard, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC 27703
    For Lease $22.5/Sqft/Year
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    • Office
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 24,712 Sqft
  • 800 Frontier - Morrisville
    800 Park Office Drive, Research Triangle Park, Morrisville, NC 27560
    For Lease $24.5 - $25.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 7,588 Sqft
  • Central Park Two - Durham
    5003 South Miami Blvd, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC 27703
    For Lease $25/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 25,703 Sqft
  • Quadrangle V - Chapel Hill
    6330 Quadrangle Drive, The Landing at Southpoint, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
    For Lease $28.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 59,762 Sqft
  • Research Triangle Park - Progress Center - Catawba Building - Durham
    3210 East State Highway 54, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC 27560
    For Lease $19.5/Sqft/Year
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    • Office
    Availability
    • 5 Spaces
    • 40,962 Sqft
  • Imperial Center - Bristol Place - Durham
    4819 Emperor Blvd, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC 27703
    For Lease $26.75/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 11,858 Sqft
  • Park Forty Plaza - Durham
    1000 Park Forty Plaza, Parkwood, Durham, NC 27713
    For Lease $23.5/Sqft/Year
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    • Office
    Availability
    • 8 Spaces
    • 31,249 Sqft
  • Meridian Corporate Center - 2645 Meridian Pkwy - Durham
    2645 Meridian Pkwy, Copper Creek, Durham, NC 27713
    For Lease $26.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 11,126 Sqft
  • 700 Frontier - Durham
    700 Park Offices Drive, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC 27709
    For Lease $25.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 21,558 Sqft
  • Herald-Sun Building - Durham
    2828 Pickett Road, Cameron Woods, Durham, NC 27705
    For Lease $18.5 - $22.5/Sqft/Year
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    • Office
    Availability
    • 16 Spaces
    • 46,549 Sqft
  • American Tobacco Campus - Durham
    318 Blackwell Street, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
    For Lease $32/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,875 Sqft
  • Meridian Corporate Center - 2700 Meridian Pkwy - Durham
    2700 Meridian Pkwy, Copper Creek, Durham, NC 27713
    For Lease $22/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 25,952 Sqft
  • Westgate Office Center - Durham
    3518 Westgate Drive, Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC 27707
    For Lease $23/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 11,805 Sqft
  • Meridian Corporate Center - 2530 Meridian Pkwy - Durham
    2530 Meridian Pkwy, Copper Creek, Durham, NC 27713
    For Lease $26.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 29,795 Sqft
  • 2828 Croasdaile Drive - Durham
    2828 Croasdaile Drive, Croasdaile, Durham, NC 27705
    For Lease $19.5/Sqft/Year
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    • Office
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 44,088 Sqft
  • Imperial Center - Brighton Hall - Durham
    1101 Slater Road, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC 27703
    For Lease $26.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 3,051 Sqft
  • Central Park One - Durham
    5001 South Miami Blvd, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC 27703
    For Lease $25/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 7 Spaces
    • 31,884 Sqft
  • Quadrangle IV - Chapel Hill
    6340 Quadrangle Drive, The Landing at Southpoint, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
    For Lease $27.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 6,498 Sqft
  • Meridian Corporate Center - 2635 Meridian Pkwy - Durham
    2635 Meridian Pkwy, Copper Creek, Durham, NC 27713
    For Lease $25.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 13,766 Sqft
  • 201 West Main Street - Durham
    201 West Main Street, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
    For Lease $33/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 11,326 Sqft
  • 400 Frontier - Durham
    400 Park Offices Drive, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC 27703
    For Lease $35.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 4,092 Sqft
  • Research Triangle Park - 108/110/112/114 TW Alexander Drive - Durham
    108 TW Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC 27709
    For Lease $28 - $30/Sqft/Year
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    • Office
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 120,331 Sqft
  • 4425 Ben Franklin Boulevard - Durham
    4425 Ben Franklin Boulevard, Summer Meadow, Durham, NC 27704
    For Lease $13.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 40,540 Sqft

Durham, NC Office Space Listings

There are currently 212 office listings available in Durham, NC. These listings include 281 office spaces that encompass a total of 2,940,741 square feet. Available office spaces in Durham, NC range in size from 192 square feet to 147,876 square feet. A total of 135 off-market office properties located in Durham, NC are also available for research.

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Durham, NC Office Overview

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The history of Durham dates back to the mid-1800s, before the U.S. Civil War. Today, the city is home to a population of more than 550,000 residents, and the region has grown to be among the most diverse and successful regional economies in the country. With a gross metropolitan product of over $40 billion annually, and a cost of living that is estimated at 2% below the national average, Durham is poised to see continued economic growth.

Durham is home to numerous research and development enterprises that operate in various innovative industries, and are significant drivers of demand for office space on the market. The highly educated talent resources of the North Carolina Research Triangle continue to be a boon for Durham, as well as the neighboring cities in the region.

Durham, NC Office Inventory Description

As of mid-2017, the Durham office market encompassed over 12 million square feet of office space, in properties larger than 50,000 square feet. The city’s key location in the research park triangle is a major factor in attracting investment to both the local enterprises and the commercial real estate market.

More than 50% of the office space in Durham is Class A, while Class B property accounts for 45% of the local inventory. The densest office submarket in Durham is the Research Triangle Park, which is home to some of the most prestigious research laboratories in the country. Located along the I-40 between I-540 and Route 147, this submarket offers excellent thoroughfare access in addition to investment-grade office properties of all sizes. Notable buildings and research parks located here include the RTI International Campus, the Frontier Park just off Interstate 40, the Keystone Technology Park, the Imperial Center, and the Research Commons.

Durham, NC Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 23,249,682 SF

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

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 5,304,873 SF / 22.82% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 13,562,962 SF / 58.34% of total office
  • 500k to 1M SF: 1,198,809 SF / 5.16% of total office
  • > 1M SF: 3,183,038 SF / 13.69% of total office

By class:

  • Class A: 11,104,392 SF / 47.76% of total office
  • Class B: 9,185,419 SF / 39.51% of total office
  • Class C: 593,914 SF / 2.55% of total office

Top 10 Largest Office Buildings

in Durham

Office building Address Sqft Year built
American Tobacco Campus 318 Blackwell Street, 27701 1,138,960 1997
Research Triangle Park - North Campus 5 Moore Drive, 27703 1,044,078 1989
Hub RTP NWC State Route 54 & Davis Drive, 27709 1,000,000 n/a
Network Center 100 New Millennium Way, 27709 676,000 1986
Research Triangle Park - South Campus 5 Moore Drive, 27703 522,809 1987
One City Center 110 Corcoran Street, 27701 424,000 2018
Research Triangle Park - IBM Buildings 500-503 4205 South Miami Blvd, 27703 363,306 1984
Research Triangle Park - Ellis Research Center 2400 Ellis Road, 27703 331,898 1992
Hock Plaza I 2424 Erwin Road, 27705 327,160 2004
601 Willard Street 601 Willard Street, 27701 313,000 n/a

Most Recently-Built Office Buildings

in Durham

Office building Address Sqft Year built
Rho Headquarters 2635 East NC 54 Hwy, 27711 159,000 2019
Alexandria Center for AgTech 5 Laboratory Drive, 27707 135,000 2019
One City Center 110 Corcoran Street, 27701 424,000 2018
RTI International Campus - Horizon Building 3040 East Cornwallis Road, 27709 190,000 2018
Golden Belt Campus - Mill No.1 800 Taylor Street, 27701 185,389 2018
300 Morris Street 300 Morris Street, 27701 176,492 2018
200 Morris Street 200 Morris Street, 27701 163,353 2018
The Imperial Center - Churchill Hall 5425 Page Road, 27703 151,579 2018
Herald-Sun Building 2828 Pickett Road, 27705 140,000 2018
Duke Health Center South Durham 234 Crooked Creek Pkwy, 27713 130,390 2018

Durham, NC Green Office Space

Employment

Given the role that research and development plays in the local economy, it's no surprise that the demand for energy-efficient, green office space continues to grow. The 2017 National Green Building Adoption Index surveyed the top 30 largest office markets in the U.S., looking at the progressive adoption of green building practices. The percentage of energy-efficient green office space buildings increased from less than 5% in 2005, to nearly 40% by mid-2017.

Although Durham was not included in the 30 office markets surveyed, the city’s commitment to developing green office space is strong, with new eco-conscious administrative initiatives requiring all new developments to meet high environmental standards, regardless of property use.

Durham, NC's Top Office-Using Sectors

Demand on the Durham office market is largely driven by top office-using enterprises operating in industries like research and development, healthcare, and education.

  • Research and Development – GlaxoSmithKline, Quintiles, RTI International, Cree, Syngenta Biotechnology, and AW North Carolina are a few of the research and development companies operating in Durham and ranking among the largest local office-using employers;
  • Healthcare – Duke University Health System, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, and the Durham VA Medical Center also contribute to maintain a consistent demand for office space in the Durham metro area;
  • Education – Duke University and North Carolina Central University continue to produce a highly skilled labor pool and help supply the demand for white collar employees in the region;
  • Corporate Office – Fidelity Investments is one of the largest white-collar employers in Durham, along with IBM, BASF, and Cisco Systems.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How much does office space cost in Durham, NC?

The average office rental rate in Durham, NC is $24.33 per square foot. Asking prices vary based on the property’s location, overall rating, amenities, proximity to restaurants, cafes and entertainment venues, as well as public transport, airports and highways.

What is the size of available office spaces in Durham, NC?

The Durham, NC office market can accommodate various businesses, sporting a range of office space availabilities. The average size of office space availabilities is 74,034 square feet. If you’re just starting out as a company or as an entrepreneur, the smallest available office space in Durham, NC is 192 square feet, while the maximum rentable space on the market now is 147,876 square feet.

How do I get office space in Durham, NC?

Start your search for office space in Durham, NC by using our filters that allow you to find the best space for your business needs. Filter listings by location, property size, available space or lease rate. Property pages will offer details about an office building’s rating, year built, availabilities, price per square foot and more. After drawing up a shortlist, make sure you contact the listed broker(s) to schedule a viewing and begin the negotiation process for your lease contract.

How many office listings are available in Durham, NC?

There are 212 office listings on the Durham, NC market.

Durham Demographics

Population

  • Total Population264,310
  • Male Population(47.0 %) 124,302
  • Female Population(53.0 %) 140,008
  • Median Age33.80

Income/Financial

  • Average Household Income$79,045
  • Median Household Income$55,851
  • Median Income Under 25$29,758
  • Median Income 25-44$56,538
  • Median Income 45-64$70,269
  • Median Income Over 65$49,515

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