On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Old Irving Park submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $25 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 18% of the available leases in the Old Irving Park 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 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 190 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1981 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of Old Irving Park work from home. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.