The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The North Side submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the North Side submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 43 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,100 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1958 and are Class B.