The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Batavia submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $18 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Batavia submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,900 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1971 and are Class B.