Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the West Side region has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 37 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the available leases in the West Side are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,960 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1926 and are Class B.