Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Downtown Chicago submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 404 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 8% of the office spaces in the Downtown Chicago are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 3,511 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 12 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1929 and are Class A.