Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Itasca submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 20% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Itasca submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 12,230 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class A.