vacancy rate

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Noun1.vacancy rate - the percentage of all rental units (as in hotels) that are unoccupied or not rented at a given timevacancy rate - the percentage of all rental units (as in hotels) that are unoccupied or not rented at a given time
pct, per centum, percent, percentage - a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)
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Whatever the vacancy rate is, it must be put into context, and the context for a market vacancy rate is the equilibrium vacancy rate.
Metro Manila's office property market performed better than expected in the second quarter, keeping average vacancy rate to only 4.
2 percent this quarter, a decrease of 5 percent from the Class A vacancy rate of 11.
This market, or "physical," vacancy rate is the vacancy rate customarily quoted in vacancy surveys and various media reports.
4 percent vacancy rate it began with, and the office sector's vacancy rate fell 10 basis points to 12.
The report, which uses August as the most recent snapshot of vacancy levels, indicated that the Lancaster station had a vacancy rate of about 30 percent across the board, with the Lake Los Angeles group having five vacancies on its force of 18 and the Quartz Hill group having two vacancies out of a force of eight.
For the second straight year, the vacancy rate among apartments with at least three units in the Thunder Bay CMA fell marginally to 5.
For example, the multifamily vacancy rate in Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston is 8% and 10%, respectively, versus a national multifamily vacancy rate of 5.
Manhattan's office market finished 2010 as expect ed, with some improvement in the overall vacancy rate, increased leasing activity, positive absorption and little movement in asking rents," said James Delmonte, vice president and director of research for Jones Lang LaSalle's New York office.
With the highest vacancy rate increases in the second quarter, Austin, Texas; Jacksonville, Florida; Phoenix; and San Antonio, Texas, all have boasted very strong supply growth.
At the same time CB Richard Ellis, the big commercial brokerage company, released its second quarter market assessment that showed the industrial vacancy rate for Los Angeles County at a tight 1.