Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Palatine region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 33% of the listings in the Palatine 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,550 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1975 and are Class B.