Industrial Space for Lease Or Rent - Chicago Metro Area

Last Updated Nov. 18, 2022

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If you are searching for Warehouse for lease or rent, Chicago, you've come to the right place. In this article, we cover three key topics, including:

  • An overview of industrial warehousing.
  • An offer of our professional services to help you identify and acquire your next warehouse of any type, including Warehouse for lease or rent in Chicago, from the best listed and unlisted sources. It's what we do!
  • A few examples of properties - like the ones in this category - in the form of a survey. That level of information and more would be a part of the search we would conduct for your specific requirements. Skip directly to the search/survey section for this page.

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You've likely found us here because you are searching for Warehouse for lease or rent in the Chicago Metro. Our Chicago Metro affiliate broker has extensive experience with Warehouses, having leased and sold existing properties and worked with developers on build-to-suit spaces for lease or rent. These spaces usually have unique characteristics and come in many shapes and sizes. Continue reading for how to find a search/survey for your particular desired property type.

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A inside view photo of a very cool old heavy industrial warehouse with crane service.We've put together several detailed discussions of various important property types within the industrial warehousing commercial real estate category. For each category we have performed a search, or survey of available properties in the Chicago Metro. Immediately above this section are links to the rest of the property and transaction types.

If, for whatever reason, you are looking for the alternate transaction type for Warehouse or Industrial Space in the Chicago Metro, please go to the list of articles immediately above this section to find it. If you don't see what you are looking for, please get in touch with us as outlined below in the "Next Steps" section of this article so we can help you find the right property for you.

This category is the most general when it comes to Warehouse Properties for your metro area. Some other categories (not listed in the article links above) folks might be looking for are:

  • Industrial Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Office Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Flex Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Industrial Property for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • R&D Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Manufacturing Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale

There are many more options for searching for this type of property/space. There are also a number of issues we can help you with that are not mentioned elsewhere - things like:

  • Free Trade Zone Access (FTZ)
  • Shipping Ports
  • Airport Hubs
  • Corporate, Company and Site Relocations
  • Etc.

There are a number of cities included in the Chicago Metro. Here are a few of the larger ones: Chicago, Aurora, Joliet, Naperville, Elgin, Kenosha, Waukegan, Cicero, Arlington Heights, & Hammond.

The rest - hopefully close to an inclusive list, is on our Chicago Metro Area home page. You can navigate directly to the link on your Metro Home Page using the In-Page link for "Service Area Summary." This list includes all of the Cities and Towns of which we are aware in the Metro Area. Each City and Town listed is also a link to detailed statistics about that specific place drawn from various Census Bureau reports.

When a client asks us to help them search for a property to meet their needs for a Warehouse for Lease Or Rent in Chicago, we go to the best listing services and to our fellow Commercial Real Estate brokers to pull together all the information available for properties meeting the stated client requirements. We validate the information to be provided - likely by talking directly with the selling or leasing brokers - and then help our clients go through this information to help them select the best fit properties, from which the client would select properties they wish to tour. We are posting an abbreviated version of a search we've either performed for another client, or one we've performed particularly for this article. We call the information provided in this article a "Survey," and we'd love to turn this survey into a full set of search results based upon your requirements! If you don't see a survey in the next section, it just means we haven't gotten around to it yet. If you need this type of property, please do let us know and we'll contact you to get started. The search we perform for you will include most or all categories you see here, plus information about pricing, other expenses, availability, and anything we can find regarding other requirements you provide for your use case. We would provide all of this, along with any available flyers, photos, and detailed information regarding each property.

This standard brokerage service is provided at no cost to you as it is ordinarily included in the transaction and paid for by the seller or landlord.

Survey Item 1 of 9 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease , Purchase
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
Palatine Station Commuter Rail
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Arlington Park Station Commuter Rail
Keyword Selection
Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Keyword Selection
Euclid/Route 53
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 14
Total Square Feet
Actual: 5000
Price in $
Actual: 595000
Property Feature Keywords
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Yard
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Grade Level Access
Freeform Comments * $595,000
* $119 Price Per SF
* 5,000 SF Building Area
* 0.57 AC Lot Size
* 1 Storey
* Built 1970
* Building Class C
* 8/1,000 SF Parking Ratio
* Clear Height 14'
* 2 Drive-In / Grade-Level Doors
* Courtyard
* Fenced Lot
* Yard
* Storage Space

An industrial warehouse measuring 5,000 square feet with a private office and a nearby outdoor storage yard with an area of 20,000 square feet. The building built in 1970 built includes a 14 feet clear ceiling height and two grade-level doors.

Survey Item 2 of 9 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
Waukegan Station Commuter Rail
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Port Milwaukee
Keyword Selection
Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 22
Total Square Feet
Actual: 46156
Property Feature Keywords
Keyword Selection
Dock Loading
Keyword Selection
Yard
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Sprinklered
Freeform Comments * 46,156 SF Building Size
* 3.23 AC Lot Size
* Built 1988
* Metal Construction
* Wet Sprinkler System
* Metal Halide Lighting
* City Water & Sewer
* Gas Heating
* Natural Gas
* Clear Height 22’
* 6 Exterior Dock Doors
* 2 Drive-In Bays
* 75 Standard Parking Spaces

This industrial structure, which is 46,156 square feet in size and situated on 3.23 acres of land and was constructed in 1988. Includes a metal halide lighting system, a wet sprinkler system, 4,000 amps, 277 volts, a three-phase power supply, and natural gas. Additionally, 75 Standard Parking Spaces, 2 Drive-In Bays, 6 Exterior Dock Doors, and a 22' Clear Height are all aspects of this facility.

Survey Item 3 of 9 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease , Purchase
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
I-290
Keyword Selection
Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Keyword Selection
Chicago Midway International Airport
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Minimum: 14
Maximum: 16
Total Square Feet
Actual: 52000
Price in $
Actual: 3000000
Property Feature Keywords
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Yard
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Grade Level Access
Freeform Comments * $3,000,000
* $58 Price Per SF
* 52,000 SF Building Area
* 2.10 AC Lot Size
* 1 Storey
* Built 1980
* Building Class C
* Clear Height 14' - 16.5'
* POWER: 1,200 Amps
* 17 Drive-In / Grade-Level Doors
* Floor Drains
* Yard

This one-story class C building was originally constructed in 1980 and has 52,000 SF of building with a stable yard. It is situated on 2.10 AC of land. It has overhead doors and a 14' to 16.5' clear ceiling height.

Survey Item 4 of 9 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
I-94
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I-90
Keyword Selection
I-55
Keyword Selection
W Cermak Rd
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 19
Total Square Feet
Actual: 36882
Property Feature Keywords
Keyword Selection
Dock Loading
Keyword Selection
Yard
Keyword Selection
Grade Level Access
Keyword Selection
Sprinklered
Freeform Comments * 36,882 SF Building Size
* 3.37 AC Lot Size
* Built 2001
* Masonry Construction
* Wet Sprinkler System
* City Water & Sewer
* Heating Gas
* Clear Height 19’
* 8 Grade level doors
* 100 Standard Parking Spaces
* 8 Drive-In Bays
* Concrete Yard
* Amps: 2,000 Volts: 600 Power Supply

The facility has a ±36,882 SF building area which can be divided and features ±124’ depth, ± 19’ clear height, eight grade-level doors, and exterior docks can be added. It sits on 3.37 acres of concrete yard, has a fenced and gated entrance.

Survey Item 5 of 9 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
IL-50
Keyword Selection
Old Rte 66
Keyword Selection
Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Keyword Selection
Chicago Midway International Airport
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 24
Total Square Feet
Actual: 15000
Property Feature Keywords
Keyword Selection
Yard
Keyword Selection
Heavy Power
Freeform Comments * 15,000 SF Building Size
* 0.80 AC Lot Size
* Built 1996
* Masonry Construction
* City Water & Sewer
* Gas Heating
* Industrial Zoning
* 24’ Clear Height
* 1 Exterior Dock Door
* 2 Drive-In Bays
* 23 Standard Parking Spaces

A 15,000 SF industrial facility on 0.80 acres lot with a fenced, secured, and well-lighted yard. The has two drive-in doors as well as one exterior dock, floor drains, and a 24 feet clear height.

Survey Item 6 of 9 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
Old Rte 66
Keyword Selection
Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Keyword Selection
Chicago Midway International Airport
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Minimum: 12
Maximum: 18
Total Square Feet
Actual: 95446
Property Feature Keywords
Keyword Selection
Dock Loading
Keyword Selection
Yard
Keyword Selection
Heavy Power
Freeform Comments * 95,466 SF Building Size
* 3.05 AC Lot Size
* Built 1957
* Masonry Construction
* City Water & Sewer
* 12'6" - 18’ Clear Height
* 4 Interior Dock Doors
* 3 Exterior Dock Doors
* 40 Standard Parking Spaces
* 3 Drive-In Bays

A divisible 95,446 SF industrial building sits on 3.05 acres with a yard that has 60 standard parking spaces. The building features three drive-in bays, four interior dock doors, three exterior dock doors, and a 12’6”-18’ clear heigh.

Survey Item 7 of 9 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
I-290
Keyword Selection
I-294
Keyword Selection
Berkeley Station Commuter Rail
Keyword Selection
Bellwood Station Commuter Rail
Keyword Selection
Chicago Midway International Airport
Keyword Selection
Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 34
Total Square Feet
Actual: 32368
Property Feature Keywords
Keyword Selection
Yard
Keyword Selection
Esfr/High Pile
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Sprinklered
Freeform Comments * 32,368 SF Building Size
* 3.94 AC Lot Size
* Built 2000
* ESFR Sprinkler System
* Masonry Construction
* 34’ Clear Height
* 1 Drive-In Bays
* 40 Standard Parking Spaces
* 4 Exterior Dock Doors (Expandable to 13)
* Lighting: LED High Bay Warehouse

This industrial building was constructed in the year 2000 and has a building size of 32,368 square feet on a lot size of 3.94 acres. It was masonry constructed featuring four outside dock doors, 34' clear height, one drive-in bay, amps: 800 volts: 480 power supply, ESFR sprinklers, triple catch drains, and a fully fenced & lit yard.

Survey Item 8 of 9 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
Mayfair Station Commuter Rail
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Grayland Station Commuter Rail
Keyword Selection
Port of Baltimore
Keyword Selection
Chicago Midway International Airport
Keyword Selection
Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Keyword Selection
I-94
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 19
Total Square Feet
Actual: 17600
Property Feature Keywords
Keyword Selection
Dock Loading
Keyword Selection
Yard
Keyword Selection
Sprinklered
Freeform Comments * 17,600 SF Building Size
* 0.50 AC Lot Size
* Built 1958
* Masonry Construction
* Wet Sprinkler System
* City Water & Sewer
* Natural Gas
* Gas Heating
* 19’ Clear Height
* 1 Exterior Dock Doors
* 6 Drive-In Bays
* 25 Standard Parking Spaces

This 17,600 SF structure, which sits on 0.50 acres, was constructed in 1958. It has a clear height of 19 feet, six drive-in bays, one outside dock door, a wet sprinkler system, and a concrete yard with 25 standard parking spaces.

Survey Item 9 of 9 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Industrial & Flex
Transaction Type Lease
Location Keywords
Keyword Selection
IL-68
Keyword Selection
Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Keyword Selection
I-94
Keyword Selection
I-294
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 75
Total Square Feet
Actual: 36000
Property Feature Keywords
Keyword Selection
Yard
Freeform Comments * 36,000 SF Building Size
* 2.96 AC Lot Size
* Built 1931
* Construction Reinforced Concrete
* Clear Height 75’
* 100 Standard Parking Spaces

This 36,000 building size on a 2.96 AC lot which was built in the year 1931, has a 75' clear height and sits on a fully fenced 180' x 200' stable yard for parking or storage.

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