Also, close to two out of five tenants said they will be preferring longer occupancy terms to get ahead of possible rent increases.

More than double the share of commercial real estate tenants are planning to increase rather than decrease their space next year, according to a survey by the Visual Lease Data Institute, a lease optimization software provider.

Seven out of 10 tenants predict they will be looking for more space while three out of 10 are preparing to downsize.

By Ted Knutson |

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