Commercial Leased Transactions Up In January

February 4, 2011

— GTA Commercial REALTORS® reported 786,161 square feet of leased space through the TorontoMLS® system in January 2011. This represented a 19 per cent increase over the 660,815 leased square feet recorded in January of 2010.


“The commercial real estate market continued to improve in January. The demand for commercial space has been based on continued economic growth, improving labour market conditions and increased business investment,” said Toronto Real Estate Board Commercial Division Chair Larry Purchase.

By category, GTA Commercial REALTORS® leased 739,825 square feet of industrial space, up 31 per cent compared to the 563,427 square feet leased in January 2010. In addition, 17,107 square feet of commercial space was leased, a 69 per cent decline from the January 2010 figure of 54,404 square feet. Finally, 29,229 square feet of office space was leased – down 32 per cent from the 42,984 square feet recorded during January 2010.

Industrial space in all size categories leased for an average of $4.21 per square foot net (sfn), down nine per cent from the average of $4.60/sfn recorded in January 2010. Commercial space traded for an average of $13.51/sfn, a decline of seven per cent from the $14.59/sfn figure reported for January 2010. Office space leased for an average of $12.95/sfn, up 20 per cent from the average of $10.83/sfn reported in January 2010.

For more information about the market or about leasing your commercial property, feel free to contact me, Julie Gregoris, Sales Representative at 905-450-8300.

Julie Gregoris

Julie Gregoris

Sales Representative
CENTURY 21 Millennium Inc., Brokerage*
Contact Me