On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Deerfield region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $22 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Deerfield submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 71% of the office spaces in the Deerfield are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,840 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.