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Construction Cost Estimates for Office (1 Story) in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build an office (1 story) using US National Average costs from 2013 RSMeans cost data. Costs are derived from a building model that assumes basic components, using union labor for a 7000 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build an office (1 story) in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of office (1 story) models by state .

NOTE: This cost estimate uses 2013 RSMeans data. A more accurate estimate using current RSMeans cost data is available on RSMeans Online - our online cost estimating tool.

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Office (1 Story) Construction Cost Assumptions
Location:  US National Average
Stories:  1
Story Height (L.F.):  12.00
Floor Area (S.F.):  7000
Basement Included:  No
Data Release:  Year 2013

Office (1 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Brick on Block / Steel Roof Deck

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $$138.57 $970,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $$34.64 $242,500
Architectural Fees 7% $$12.13 $84,900
Total Building Cost $$185.34 $1,297,400
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $$128.36 $898,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $$32.09 $224,600
Architectural Fees 7% $$11.23 $78,600
Total Building Cost $$171.68 $1,201,700

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