LIMITED TIME OFFER: Save 20% on our 2020 Square Foot Cost Models     LEARN MORE
Square Foot Cost Models for Construction Estimating > Underground Parking Garage

How much does it cost to build a garage per square foot in the United States?

The following analysis estimates the cost to build an underground parking garage 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 100000 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build an underground parking garage in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of underground parking garage 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

Try Free For 30 Days
Underground Parking Garage Construction Cost Assumptions
Location:  US National Average
Stories:  2
Story Height (L.F.):  10.00
Floor Area (S.F.):  100000
Basement Included:  No
Data Release:  Year 2013

Underground Parking Garage Square Foot Cost Assuming Reinforced Concrete / R/Conc. Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $57.89 $5,789,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.47 $1,447,300
Architectural Fees 7% $5.07 $506,500
Total Building Cost $77.43 $7,742,800
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $51.73 $5,172,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $12.93 $1,293,100
Architectural Fees 7% $4.53 $452,600
Total Building Cost $69.18 $6,918,200



Need Instant Access to 2020 Commercial Construction Square Foot Costs?

Subscribe to RSMeans Data Online and never lose sight of construction cost changes with automatic updates from RSMeans Data Online.