Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Barrington submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 40 listings have been listed, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 102% of the available leases in the Barrington are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,170 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class B.