On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lake in the Hills submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $7 per sqft per year. That's a 31% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Lake in the Hills region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 59 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available leases in the Lake in the Hills are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,200 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1996 and are Class A.