Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Humboldt Park region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 17% of the office spaces in the Humboldt Park are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 400 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1950 and are Class B.