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Construction Cost Estimates for Post Office in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a post office 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 13000 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build a post office in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of post office 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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Post Office Construction Cost Assumptions
Location:  US National Average
Stories:  1
Story Height (L.F.):  14.00
Floor Area (S.F.):  13000
Basement Included:  No
Data Release:  Year 2013

Post Office Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $$95.58 $1,242,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $$23.89 $310,600
Architectural Fees 7% $$8.36 $108,700
Total Building Cost $$127.83 $1,661,800
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $$87.88 $1,142,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $$21.97 $285,600
Architectural Fees 7% $$7.69 $100,000
Total Building Cost $$117.55 $1,528,100

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