Exceptional levels of activity continued into 2018, following a record year in 2017. Total take-up of 86,150 sqm was recorded in Q1 2018. The city centre was the most active region, accounting for 67% of all transactions. In terms of occupier type, the IT sector ranked number one taking 44% of all space. US businesses dominated and were involved in 64% of all space transacted. The vacancy rate in the Dublin office market remaiend below 10% at the end of Q1.