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Federal incentives now encourage investing capital in commercial office buildings despite vacancy rates in existing structures that are exceptionally high and no demand for new construction.
(A) investing capital in commercial office buildings despite vacancy rates in existing structures that are exceptionally high and
(B) capital investment in commercial office buildings, even though vacancy rates in existing structures are exceptionally high and there is
(C) capital to be invested in commercial office buildings even though there are exceptionally high vacancy rates in existing structures with
(D) investing capital in commercial office buildings even though the vacancy rates are exceptionally high in existing structures with
(E) capital investment in commercial office buildings despite vacancy rates in existing structures that are exceptionally high, and although there is

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Federal incentives now encourage investing capital in commercial office buildings despite vacancy rates in existing structures that are exceptionally high and no demand for new construction.
(A) investing capital in commercial office buildings despite vacancy rates in existing structures that are exceptionally high and
(B) capital investment in commercial office buildings, even though vacancy rates in existing structures are exceptionally high and there is
(C) capital to be invested in commercial office buildings even though there are exceptionally high vacancy rates in existing structures with
(D) investing capital in commercial office buildings even though the vacancy rates are exceptionally high in existing structures with
(E) capital investment in commercial office buildings despite vacancy rates in existing structures that are exceptionally high, and although there is

Ans B

A awkward construction esp "that are exceptionally high"

C capital to be invested wrong idiom and "with" wrong as well

D "with" wrong idiom

E and although there is wrong connecting phrase

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I agree with B but why do you think option D is wrong?

(D) investing capital in commercial office buildings even though the vacancy rates are exceptionally high in existing structures with

why is the usage of "with" wrong over here?

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I agree with B but why do you think option D is wrong?

(D) investing capital in commercial office buildings even though the vacancy rates are exceptionally high in existing structures with

why is the usage of "with" wrong over here?


Federal incentives now encourage investing capital in commercial office buildings despite vacancy rates in existing structures that are exceptionally high and no demand for new construction.

(D) investing capital in commercial office buildings even though the vacancy rates are exceptionally high in existing structures with

D is wrong because "exceptionally high in existing structures with no demand for new construction." changes meaning - the statement suggests that vacancy rates are high in existing structures that have no demand for new construction - which really doesn't make sense.
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IMO for B

However, how about the "there is" construction in B

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