•Northern Virginia experienced four consecutive quarters of growth—albeit modest at a total of 814,000 sq. ft.—a first since 2010.

•The technology and federal government sectors were the most active in Q2 2018, contributing 45% of gross leasing volume and 307,000 sq. ft. of positive net absorption.

•Submarkets surrounding current and upcoming Silver Line Metro stations posted a strong performance during the quarter, contributing 847,000 sq. ft. of growth.

•Investment sales volume ended the second quarter at $426 million, significantly down from $845 million in Q1 2018. Domestic investors were the sole source of capital during the quarter.