Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Goose Island region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $12 per sqft per year. That's a 45% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Goose Island submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,580 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 2001 and are Class A.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Information is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Goose Island folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.