Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the O'Hare submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 17% of the listings in the O'Hare 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 2,130 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 11 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst O'Hare folk. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.