On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lincolnwood region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $16 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Lincolnwood region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been made available, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,600 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1961 and are Class B.