The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Crown Point submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Crown Point submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,500 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1999 and are Class B.