Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Highland submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 150% of the available leases in the Highland 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,300 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1978 and are Class A.