Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Lincoln Park region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 980 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1930 and are Class B.