The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Buffalo Grove region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $17 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Buffalo Grove region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 530% of the available space in the Buffalo Grove are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 3,470 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1989 and are Class A.