Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lombard submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Lombard region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 64 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the Lombard are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,260 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class B.