Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Deerfield region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Deerfield region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 22 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably 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.
Even though the median size is 4,880 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.