Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Bridgeport submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 33% of the available leases in the Bridgeport 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 2,400 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1915 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Bridgeport residents. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.