Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Highland Park region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the office spaces in the Highland Park 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,970 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class A.