Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Des Plaines submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have come on the market, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 9% of the available leases in the Des Plaines are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 1,440 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1975 and are Class B.