2018 AUSTIN MARKET OVERVIEW Austin is among the best places in the nation today to LIVE.WORK.PLAY. With its strong demographic trends and favorable office market fundamentals, it’s one of TIER REIT’s most dynamic markets. AUSTIN AT A GLANCE #1 best place to live in the USA U.S. NEWS + WORLD REPORT Forecast to be the fastest growing large U.S. metro economy through 2021 U.S. CONFERENCE OF MAYORS The #1 best city in the world for tech companies SAVILLS The hottest city for new entrepreneurs KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION #1 U.S. city to visit EXPEDIA AUSTIN’S TOTAL POPULATION 1.25MM 1.5MM 1.75MM 2MM 2.25MM 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018 CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS AN OUTDOOR DESTINATION HOST TO AUSTIN CITY LIMITS MUSIC FESTIVAL AND SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST HOME TO RECENT MAJOR CORPORATE EXPANSIONS AND RELOCATIONS