SOLID FIRST HALF OF 2023
After an average start to the year, demand remained stable in the second quarter, so that at the mid-year a result of 38,000 m² was achieved which, while missing the long-term average (42,000 m²) by around 8%, is nevertheless around a third above the comparable period of the previous year. The good result is based in particular on the above-average increase in take-up in the space segment above 5,000 m², with which Dortmund also performs very well even in a nationwide comparison. At around 52%, more than half of the take-up was registered in this size segment in H1 2023. In contrast, significantly less take-up was achieved in the size classes up to 1,000 m². At submarket level, the City Centre was the location with the highest take-up (15,600 m²), partly due to a large-scale letting by the City of Dortmund. The Phoenix-See, which belongs to the Subcentre locations, also made strong gains and, with a take-up of a good 8,000 m², was the office market zone with the second-best half-year result. This is mainly attributable to the largest letting to date concluded in Q2 by "BIG direkt gesund" for 7,400 m².