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3,110 Office Spaces for Rent in Chicago, IL

  • Merchandise Mart - Chicago
    222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza, River North, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    • 3,651,737 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 180,983 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1929
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  • The Glass Factory- Brewpub - Chicago
    2136 S. Peoria Street, East Pilsen- BrewPub, South Loop, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $15/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 12,500 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 12,857 Sqft
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  • South Loop Space for Creative Minds - Chicago
    1132 South Wabash Avenue, South Loop, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $33/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 36,672 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,500 Sqft
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  • 150 N Michigan Ave - Chicago
    150 N Michigan Ave, Chicago Loop, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $29.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 654,508 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 7,767 Sqft
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  • West Loop Timber Loft Office Space for Lease - Chicago
    333 South Desplaines Street, West Loop, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $26/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 177,200 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 3,575 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1971
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  • 1500 W Carroll - Chicago
    1500 W Carroll, Near West Side, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $24 - $32/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 38,100 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 19,050 Sqft
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  • 1331 S Michigan Avenue - Chicago
    1331 S Michigan Avenue, South Loop, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $15 - $30/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 11,700 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 11,700 Sqft
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  • 2549 W Armitage - Chicago
    2549 W Armitage, Logan Square, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $10.75/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 60,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 23,000 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1950
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  • 2229 South Michigan Avenue Loft Office Space For lease - Chicago
    2229 South Michigan Avenue, South Loop, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $18/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 29,700 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 16,438 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1918
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  • 2730 N Clark  - Chicago
    2730 N Clark , Park West, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $22 - $25/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 9,912 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 5,154 Sqft
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  • 444 N. Wabash Ave - Chicago
    444 N. Wabash Ave, Near North Side Chicago, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $25/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 65,800 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 5,000 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1935
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  • 735 N LaSalle Street - Chicago
    735 N LaSalle Street, River North, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Retail
    • 3,900 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 7,800 Sqft
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  • Three Illinois Center - Chicago
    303 East Wacker Drive, Near East Side Chicago, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $27/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 942,540 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 17,089 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1979
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  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange Center (CME Center) - Chicago
    30 South Wacker Drive, Chicago Loop, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $29/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 1,200,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 2,616 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1984
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  • 1035 W Lake St - Chicago
    1035 W Lake St, Fulton Market, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $28/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 22,050 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 7,550 Sqft
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  • 216 N May  - Chicago
    216 N May , Fulton Market, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $26/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 14,589 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 4,863 Sqft
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  • 8658 S Sacramento Avenue - Chicago
    8658 S Sacramento Avenue, Wrightwood, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $19.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 24,561 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 24,561 Sqft
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  • 1408 W Belmont - Chicago
    1408 W Belmont, Lakeview, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $21/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 1,400 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,400 Sqft
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  • 1655 N Western Ave - Chicago
    1655 N Western Ave, Bucktown, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $23/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Retail
    • 12,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 3,511 Sqft
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  • 112 N May - Chicago
    112 N May, Fulton Market, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $25/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 31,050 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 20,700 Sqft
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  • 1101 W Fulton - Chicago
    1101 W Fulton, Fulton Market, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $25/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 16,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 4,065 Sqft
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  • Bridgeport Art Center - Chicago
    1200 W. 35th Street, Bridgeport, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $24/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 500,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 8,500 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1911
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  • The Glass Factory- Bldg. 2 - Chicago
    900 W. Cermak- Bldg. 2E & 2W, Pilsen, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $15 - $20/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 91,217 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 12,064 Sqft
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  • The Monroe Building - Chicago
    104 South Michigan Avenue, Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $37 - $42/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 200,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 6 Spaces
    • 45,035 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1912
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  • 2130 W Fulton  - Chicago
    2130 W Fulton , Near West Side, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $19/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 49,112 Sqft
    Availability
    • 6 Spaces
    • 21,895 Sqft
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  • 1556 S Michigan Ave - Chicago
    1556 S Michigan Ave, South Loop, Chicago, IL
    For Lease
    • $16/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 17,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 7,240 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2002
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Chicago, IL Office Space Listings

There are currently 1,074 office listings available in Chicago, IL. These listings include 3,110 office spaces that encompass a total of 26,290,850 square feet. Available office spaces in Chicago, IL range in size from 1 square feet to 652,000 square feet. A total of 344 off-market office properties located in Chicago, IL are also available for research.

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Chicago, IL Office Overview

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The Chicago city property real estate scene includes the Loop, South Loop, West Loop, Downtown, Ravenswood, River North and Hyde Park submarkets. With a metropolitan population of over 7.3 million people, the economy of Chicagoland is firing on all cylinders and the city sees strong office space demand from employers in the financial services, engineering, publishing and food processing industries.

As of mid-2017, the Greater Chicago metropolitan area market encompasses nearly 161 million square feet of office space, in properties larger than 50,000 square feet. As the most populous city in Illinois and the third largest in the U.S., the office market is thriving on the robust demand from the various business sectors that call the area home.

Chicago, IL Office Inventory Description

Chicago is a major world financial center and has one of the largest central business districts in the entire country. With a gross metropolitan product of just under $480 billion annually, the demand for office employment is powerful. Over 70% of the workspace is Class A, while Class B space adds another 29% to the inventory.

The Loop, South Loop, O'Hare, and West Loop commercial real estate submarkets are some of the densest areas for Class A office product in the city, and are home to world-renowned trophy assets such as 155 N. Wacker Drive, 440 South LaSalle, Two North Riverside Plaza, and U.S. Cellular Plaza on Bryn Mawr Avenue.

Chicago, IL Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 226,786,177 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF, includes office with retail

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 12,461,152 SF / 5.49% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 58,071,523 SF / 25.61% of total office
  • 500k to 1M SF: 62,255,035 SF / 27.45% of total office
  • > 1M SF: 93,998,467 SF / 41.45% of total office

By class:

  • Class A+: 36,960,350 SF / 16.3% of total office
  • Class A: 97,464,540 SF / 42.98% of total office
  • Class B: 49,245,173 SF / 21.71% of total office
  • Class C: 1,709,155 SF / 0.75% of total office

Top 10 Largest Office Buildings

in Chicago

Office building Address Sqft Year built
Willis Tower 233 South Wacker Drive, 60606 4,250,000 1973
Willis Tower 233 South Wacker Drive, 60606 3,920,000 1973
Merchandise Mart 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza, 60654 3,651,737 1929
The Merchandise Mart 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 60654 3,563,120 1930
The Post Office 433 West Van Buren Street, 60607 2,800,000 2019
Aon Center 200 East Randolph Street, 60601 2,687,933 1972
Chase Tower 10 South Dearborn Street, 60603 2,429,909 1969
Old Main Post Office 433 West Van Buren Street, 60607 2,293,766 2019
300 East Randolph Street 300 East Randolph Street, 60601 2,218,838 1997
600 West Chicago 600 West Chicago Avenue, 60610 1,650,000 2001

Largest Office Properties Recently Completed

in Chicago

Office building Address Sqft Year built
Fulton Labs at 400 North Aberdeen 400 North Aberdeen Street, 60642 423,460 2021
Humboldt Park LIT - Building A 1334 North Kostner Avenue, 60651 175,000 2021
1315 North North Branch Street 1315 North North Branch Street, 60642 137,824 2021
Advocate Health Counseling and Pediatric Development Center 901 West Wellington Avenue, 60657 51,969 2021
1100 West Fulton Street 1100 West Fulton Street, 60607 44,635 2021
Humboldt Park LIT - Building C 1334 North Kostner Avenue, 60651 25,000 2021
110 North Wacker 110 North Wacker Drive, 60606 1,501,272 2020
24 East Washington 24 East Washington Street, 60602 740,000 2020
167 Green Street 167 Green Street, 60661 642,883 2020
Fulton Labs at West End on Fulton 1375 West Fulton Market, 60654 301,260 2020

Chicago, IL Green Office Space

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Of the Top 30 Green Office Markets in the U.S., Chicago ranks #1 for energy efficient buildings. While just over 6% of the office buildings larger than 50,000 square feet are LEED-certified, over 16% rank as Energy Star Certified and over 18% are recognized as green buildings.

The Merchandise Mart is a stunning example of a LEED Gold-certified building: with over 3.5 million square feet of space, this Class A building was constructed in 1930 and has been updated to today's green energy standards. As tenants, along with national and global investors seek out green certified assets for both their use and portfolios, the green office trend will continue to grow in the city.

The 2017 National Green Building Adoption Index looked at commercial properties in 30 major U.S. markets and found that, including EPA Energy Star-labeled buildings, the percentage of green certification has increased from under 5% in 2005 to 38% as of mid-2017. Chicago has placed 1st in this survey.

Chicago, IL's Top Office-Using Sectors

As a center for global business and finance, Chicago is considered one of the world's top financial centers, with the key industry sectors of financial services, food processing, and health care all creating a dynamic demand for Class A product in the area.

  • Financial Services – companies such as the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Chicago Stock Exchange, and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
  • Food Processing – Archer Daniels Midland, Armour and Company, and McDonalds are all headquartered in the city.
  • Health Care – world-renowned businesses such as Baxter International, Abbott Laboratories, and the Healthcare Division of General Electric calling the city home.
  • Corporate Headquarters – firms such as Boeing, Kraft Heinz, and Caterpillar Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does office space cost in Chicago, IL?

The average office rental rate in Chicago, IL is $26.86 per square foot. Asking prices vary based on the property’s location, overall rating, amenities, proximity to restaurants, cafes and entertainment venues, as well as public transport, airports and highways. Check Chicago Office Market Trends for more stats.

What is the size of available office spaces in Chicago, IL?

The Chicago, IL office market can accommodate various businesses, sporting a range of office space availabilities. The average size of office space availabilities is 326,001 square feet. If you’re just starting out as a company or as an entrepreneur, the smallest available office space in Chicago, IL is 1 square feet, while the maximum rentable space on the market now is 652,000 square feet.

How do I get office space in Chicago, IL?

Start your search for office space in Chicago, IL by using our filters that allow you to find the best space for your business needs. Filter listings by location, property size, available space or lease rate. Property pages will offer details about an office building’s rating, year built, availabilities, price per square foot and more. After drawing up a shortlist, make sure you contact the listed broker(s) to schedule a viewing and begin the negotiation process for your lease contract.

How many office listings are available in Chicago, IL?

There are 1,074 office listings on the Chicago, IL market. See all available office spaces for rent.

Where to rent an office space in Chicago, IL?

Popular Chicago neighbourhoods with available office spaces include Central Chicago, West Side Chicago and Chicago Loop.

What other property types are available for lease in Chicago, IL?

In addition to traditional office spaces, commercial real estate listings on our platform also include coworking & shared office space options, retail spaces, industrial buildings, warehouses, distribution facilities, and more.

Chicago Demographics

Population

  • Total Population2,709,534
  • Male Population(48.6 %) 1,317,791
  • Female Population(51.4 %) 1,391,743
  • Median Age34.60

Income/Financial

  • Average Household Income$90,708
  • Median Household Income$58,247
  • Median Income Under 25$32,333
  • Median Income 25-44$71,965
  • Median Income 45-64$63,081
  • Median Income Over 65$33,637

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