Construction Cost Estimates for Auditorium in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build an auditorium 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 24000 square foot building.

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

Auditorium Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 1
Story Height (L.F.): 24.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 24000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Auditorium Square Foot Cost Assuming Concrete Block / Bearing Wall

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $119.27 $2,862,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $29.82 $715,600
Architectural Fees 7% $10.44 $250,500
Total Building Cost $159.52 $3,828,600
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $110.75 $2,658,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $27.69 $664,500
Architectural Fees 7% $9.69 $232,600
Total Building Cost $148.13 $3,555,100

Auditorium Square Foot Cost Assuming Concrete Block / Steel Frame

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Auditorium Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Bearing Wall

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Auditorium Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Bearing Wall

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Auditorium Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

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Auditorium Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete / Steel Frame

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