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Cushman & Wakefield: Boston has top US office market absorption rate for 2012

By one metric of commercial real estate activity, Greater Boston’s central business district fared better than any other market in the country.

Cushman & Wakefield, a large commercial real estate services firm, compiled statistics in a study that examined business districts’ office market absorption rates, which measure the net rate of growth in leasing during a given period. The study looked at the central business districts in 28 cities across the country.

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