Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Lake Forest region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been listed, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 7% of the office spaces in the Lake Forest are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 4,910 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 2001 and are Class A.