The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The South Side region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $20 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 25% of the listings in the South Side are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 4,000 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 0 and are Class Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst South Side folk. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.