The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Blackberry Countryside submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $24 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Blackberry Countryside submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 25% of the listings in the Blackberry Countryside 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,530 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1999 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Blackberry Countryside folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.