Good take-up of almost 100,000 sqm this quarter brings the mid-year total to an impressive 330,000 sqm. Large corporates are finally returning to the market driving the large increase in demand. As a result, vacancy falls to 7.5% from solid activity and landlords pulling obsolete buildings off the market for renovation/redevelopment or conversion to alternative uses. Office investment of 753 million eur through H1 is marked by aggressive pricing that has led to a decrease in prime office yields.