What is occupancy?

  • (noun): An act of being a tenant or occupant.
    Synonyms: tenancy
    See also — Additional definitions below


Occupancy in building construction and building codes is the use or intended use of a building or part thereof for the shelter or support of persons, animals or property. A closely related meaning is the number of units in such a building that are rented or leased, or otherwise in-use. The lack of occupancy in this sense is a vacancy.

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Some articles on occupancy:

Cang Hui - Research
... the occupancy frequency distribution and the non-randomness of species distribution and association) ...
Joffrey Tower - Occupancy
... Walgreens, which had occupied the property from from 1926 until 2005, announced that it would take over the Loehmann's space and operate a two-level drugstore, opening in 2012 ... The location was developed as a two-story 27,350-square-foot (2,541 m2) flagship location that was unveiled with dignitaries such as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on January 12, 2012 with a range of amenities far beyond that of a typical pharmacy ...
Scaling Pattern Of Occupancy
... In spatial ecology and macroecology, scaling pattern of occupancy (SPO), also known as the area-of-occupancy is the way in which species distribution changes across spatial ...
Scaling Pattern Of Occupancy - Pattern Description
... often plotted as log-transformed grain (cell size) versus log-transformed occupancy ... Furthermore, the SPO is closely related to the intraspecific occupancy-abundance relationship ... follows a Poisson distribution, with the occupancy being Pα = 1 − exp(−μα), where μ is the density ...
Occupancy - Other Meanings
... In transport engineering, occupancy can refer to The number of passengers occupying a vehicle ...

More definitions of "occupancy":

  • (noun): The act of occupying or taking possession of a building.
    Example: "Occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"
    Synonyms: occupation, taking possession, moving in