Construction Cost Estimates for a Police Station in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a police station using US National Average costs from 2019 RSMeans cost data. Costs are derived from a building model that assumes basic components, using union and open shop labor for a 11,000 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 police station models by state.

NOTE: This cost estimate uses 2019 RSMeans data. A more accurate estimate using current RSMeans cost data is available in RSMeans Data Online.

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Police Station Construction Cost Assumption
Location:  US National Average
Story Count:  2
Story Height (L.F.):  12
Floor Area (S.F.):  11,000
Basement Included:  No
Data Release:  Year 2019
Police Station with Decorative Concrete Block / Bearing Walls
Cost Estimate (Standard Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
SubTotal 100% $172.46 $1,897,040.04
Contractor Fees (General Conditions,Overhead,Profit) 25% $43.11 $474,260.01
Architectural Fees 9% $19.40 $213,417.00
Total Building Cost $234.97 $2,584,717.05
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
SubTotal 100% $158.80 $1,746,826.86
Contractor Fees (General Conditions,Overhead,Profit) 25% $39.70 $436,706.72
Architectural Fees 9% $17.87 $196,518.02
Total Building Cost $216.37 $2,380,051.60
Other Square Foot Model Building Type Options:

Police Station with Decorative Concrete Block / Reinforced Concrete

Police Station with Face Brick & Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Police Station with Face Brick & Concrete Block / Reinforced Concrete

Police Station with Limestone & Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Police Station with Limestone & Concrete Block / Reinforced Concrete