The 4.3 million-square-foot office market in Downtown Long Beach saw 18 percent vacancy in the first quarter of 2016, according to a report by Transwestern.
It had slightly less vacancy than the South Bay market as a whole, which was 18.6 percent vacant.
Office rent averaged $2.22 a square foot a month, compared to the $2.25 South Bay average.
The area saw negative absorption of 45,892 square feet in the first quarter. No construction was underway.