Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Lincolnwood submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the office spaces in the Lincolnwood are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 700 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1961 and are Class B.