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Construction Cost Estimates for Restaurant in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a restaurant 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 5000 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build a restaurant in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of restaurant 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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Restaurant Construction Cost Assumptions
Location:  US National Average
Stories:  1
Story Height (L.F.):  12.00
Floor Area (S.F.):  5000
Basement Included:  No
Data Release:  Year 2013

Restaurant Square Foot Cost Assuming Brick Veneer / Wood Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $222.85 $1,114,300
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $55.71 $278,600
Architectural Fees 7% $19.50 $97,500
Total Building Cost $298.06 $1,490,300
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $206.50 $1,032,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $51.63 $258,100
Architectural Fees 7% $18.07 $90,300
Total Building Cost $276.19 $1,381,000

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