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Construction Cost Estimates for Warehouse in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a warehouse 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 30000 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build a warehouse in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of warehouse 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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Warehouse Construction Cost Assumptions
Location:  US National Average
Stories:  1
Story Height (L.F.):  24.00
Floor Area (S.F.):  30000
Basement Included:  No
Data Release:  Year 2013

Warehouse Square Foot Cost Assuming Brick with Block Back-up / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $78.38 $2,351,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.60 $587,900
Architectural Fees 7% $6.86 $205,800
Total Building Cost $104.84 $3,145,100
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $71.68 $2,150,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.92 $537,600
Architectural Fees 7% $6.27 $188,200
Total Building Cost $95.88 $2,876,300

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