On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Oak Park submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $34 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,400 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1960 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 market. 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.