On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Des Plaines submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 12% decrease in rent.
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 submarket.
In the last 90 days, 26 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. 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.
Even though the median size is 2,690 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1973 and are Class B.