Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Southwest Side region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means new listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 17% of the listings in the Southwest Side are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,270 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1952 and are Class A.