The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Deerfield submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Deerfield region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 8% of the office spaces in the Deerfield are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 5,380 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class A.