On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The North Country Knolls submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $9 per sqft per year. That's a 32% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the North Country Knolls submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1991 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the folk of North Country Knolls work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.