The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Batavia submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $18 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Batavia submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,900 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1971 and are Class B.