On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Oak Park region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 75% of the available space in the Oak Park are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,190 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1978 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Oak Park folk. Commuting approximately an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.