Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The South Side region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $20 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 64% of the listings in the South Side 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2000.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst South Side folk. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.