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Construction Cost Estimates for Office, 5-10 Story in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build an office, 5-10 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 80000 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, 5-10 story in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of office, 5-10 story models by state .

NOTE: This cost estimate uses 2013 RSMeans data. A more accurate estimate using current RSMeans cost data is available on Construction Estimating Software

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Office, 5-10 Story Construction Cost Assumptions
Location:  US National Average
Stories:  8
Story Height (L.F.):  12.00
Floor Area (S.F.):  80000
Basement Included:  No
Data Release:  Year 2013

Office, 5-10 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / R/Conc. Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $125.63 $10,050,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $31.41 $2,512,500
Architectural Fees 6% $9.42 $753,800
Total Building Cost $166.45 $13,316,300
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $115.37 $9,229,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $28.84 $2,307,400
Architectural Fees 6% $8.65 $692,200
Total Building Cost $152.86 $12,229,100

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Office, 5-10 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

Office, 5-10 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Limestone Panel Concrete Block Back-up / R/Conc. Frame

Office, 5-10 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Limestone Panel Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

Office, 5-10 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panel / R/Conc. Frame

Office, 5-10 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panel / Steel Frame



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