Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rolling Meadows submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Rolling Meadows submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 21 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 176% of the listings 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,970 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1978 and are Class B.