Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the DePaul submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 575% of the available space in the DePaul 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 180 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1927 and are Class C.