The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Blackberry Countryside submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Blackberry Countryside region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 13% of the office spaces in the Blackberry Countryside 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,530 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1999 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Blackberry Countryside occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.