The office market in San Diego is strengthening as companies expand to accommodate growing workforces. Total employment will increase 2.8 percent in 2015 as employers add 38,000 workers to payrolls. Over the past year, the largest advances were recorded in the professional and business services sector. The leisure and hospitality and the education and health sectors added more than 7,000 jobs each. Employers using office space have outpaced overall hiring in the market. This year there will be 12,000 jobs added in the primary office-using sectors alone. Many companies are backfilling underutilized space, while others are looking for larger locations are looking to be part of live-work-play environment and are leasing available space.