Construction Cost Estimates for Library in National, US
How Much Does it Cost to Build a Library?
The following analysis estimates the cost to build a library using US National Average costs from 2019 RSMeans cost data. If you would like to localize costs to your specific zip code, RSMeans Data Online allows you to easily localize the cost of your entire estimate to zip codes across the United States and Canada. Costs are derived from a building model that assumes basic components, using union and open shop labor for a 22,000 square foot building.
Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of library models by state.
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Library Construction Cost Assumption
Library with Face Brick & Concrete Block / Reinforced Concrete
|Cost Estimate (Standard Union Labor)||% of Total||Cost Per SF||Cost|
|Contractor Fees (General Conditions,Overhead,Profit)||25%||$33.65||$740,323.32|
|Total Building Cost||$181.72||$3,997,745.91|
|Cost Estimate (Open Shop)||% of Total||Cost Per SF||Cost|
|Contractor Fees (General Conditions,Overhead,Profit)||25%||$30.07||$661,591.98|
|Total Building Cost||$162.39||$3,572,596.67|
Other Square Foot Model Building Type Options:
Library with Face Brick & Concrete Block / Rigid Steel
Library with Limestone & Concrete Block / Reinforced Concrete
Library with Limestone & Concrete Block / Rigid Steel
Library with Precast Concrete / Reinforced Concrete
Library with Precast Concrete / Rigid Steel
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