The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Humboldt Park region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 20% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Humboldt Park region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1950 and are Class B.