On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Crown Point region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 17% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Crown Point region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 175% of the available leases in the Crown Point 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 1,200 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1998 and are Class B.