On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Northlake submarket is seeing 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 Northlake region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 1 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 10,000 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market were built in 1990.