Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Skokie region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 35 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the office spaces in the Skokie are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,071 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1973 and are Class A.