The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Northbrook submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $19 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 560 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1977.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northbrook occupants. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.