On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The South Loop region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 19% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 10,780 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class B.
This area is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst South Loop folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.