On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Crystal Lake region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Crystal Lake submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 29 listings have been listed, which means spaces might be 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 1,700 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1994 and are Class A.