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English definition of “floor space”

floor space

noun [U]    
COMMERCE the area of the floor of a building such as a store , office , or factory : While food takes up 15% of the floorspace in the stores , it accounts for around 40% of sales . retail / commercial / industrial floorspace
(Definition of floor space noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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