On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Crown Point region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $16 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Crown Point region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 175% of the office spaces in the Crown Point are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 2,600 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1999 and are Class B.