Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Highland submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 15% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Highland region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 3,300 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1978 and are Class A.