Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Lombard submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 64 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the Lombard 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.
Even though the median size is 3,900 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class B.