At the end of 2017, the office sector continued to experience a slowdown. There was a 50 percent year-over-year decline in investment sales volume in November, though there was also a 4.1 percent year-over-year increase in pricing, according to a report from New York City-based research firm Real Capital Analytics (RCA). Some of the decline in activity may have been driven by the rising asset prices being out of sync with expectations for occupancy and rent increases going forward. Will these patterns continue into the New Year? NREI spoke with several industry insiders to get a sense of where this sector is heading in 2018.

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