The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lombard submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Lombard region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 23 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are 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.
Even though the median size is 3,900 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class B.