On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Riverside submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $26 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Riverside region has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 100% of the office spaces in the Riverside are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 1,550 sqft. Most buildings in this market were built in 1871 and are Class B.