The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Woodridge submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Woodridge submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 10% of the office spaces in the Woodridge are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 950 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2000 and are Class B.