Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Pilsen region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 300% of the listings in the Pilsen 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,590 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1900 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Pilsen folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.