Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Near North Side submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $7 per sqft per year. That's a 20% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Near North Side submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 140 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 46% of the available space in the Near North Side 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,940 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 6 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1926 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 region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Near North Side folk. Commuting around 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.