Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rolling Meadows region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 20% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Rolling Meadows submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 41 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 17% of the available leases in the Rolling Meadows are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,473 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1978 and are Class B.