The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Batavia submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Batavia region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,720 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1971 and are Class B.