On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Wheeling submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 22% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Wheeling submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means spaces most likley are 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,970 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1982 and are Class B.