The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Munster region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $9 per sqft per year. That's a 35% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Chicagoland market, the Munster region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are going fast. 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 6,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1979 and are Class A.