On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lombard submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Lombard submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 96 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the available leases in the Lombard are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,890 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class B.