The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Des Plaines submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $24 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Des Plaines region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 26 listings have been made available, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 192% of the available leases in the Des Plaines 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,900 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1973 and are Class B.