In 2014, industrial usage accounted for the largest portion of building space in Thurston County at 36.7%, or about 16 million square feet. Retail usage and private office space followed at 26.5% (approx. 11.5 million) and 23% (approx. 10 million) respectively. Additionally, much of the private office space is leased by State Government.
This data excludes education, community centers, hospitals, bowling alleys, motels and hotels not on tribal lands, and other specialized uses.