Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Fulton Market submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $7 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Fulton Market region has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been made available, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,500 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1930 and are Class B.
A large portion of this region is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Information is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the folk of Fulton Market work from home. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.