Following three consecutive quarters of negative net absorption for a total of 159,354 sq. ft., the Suburban Maryland office market posted 679,756 sq. ft. of occupancy growth in Q1 2021. This was driven primarily by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) which consolidated from several locations in Washington, D.C. and Virginia into its newly delivered 575,000 sq. ft. headquarters in the Branch Avenue submarket. Subsequently, Prince George’s County posted the most net absorption of all three counties for the second consecutive quarter for a combined 700,000 sq. ft.