Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the West Side submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 40 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 5% of the available leases in the West Side are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 7,210 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1923 and are Class B.