On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Itasca submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $9 per sqft per year. That's a 50% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Itasca region has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have come on the market, which means leases 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,720 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class A.