Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The River North region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the River North region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 46 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 7% of the available leases in the River North are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,440 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 6 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1920 and are Class B.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Health care is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst River North folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.