On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Des Plaines submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $10 per sqft per year. That's a 34% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Des Plaines submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 23 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,900 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1973 and are Class B.