The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rolling Meadows submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 20% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Rolling Meadows region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 40 listings have come on the market, which means new listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 18% of the available leases in the Rolling Meadows are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,470 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class B.