Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Skokie submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $8 per sqft per year. That's a 43% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Skokie submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been made available, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 13% of the available space in the Skokie are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1973 and are Class A.