Construction Cost Estimates for College Laboratory in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a college laboratory 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 45000 square foot building.

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

College Laboratory Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 1
Story Height (L.F.): 12.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 45000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

College Laboratory Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $145.12 $6,530,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $36.28 $1,632,600
Architectural Fees 10% $18.14 $816,300
Total Building Cost $199.54 $8,979,400
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $133.34 $6,000,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $33.34 $1,500,100
Architectural Fees 10% $16.67 $750,100
Total Building Cost $183.35 $8,250,700

College Laboratory Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Steel Frame

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College Laboratory Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Brick Back-up / Bearing Walls

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College Laboratory Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Brick Back-up / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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College Laboratory Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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College Laboratory Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total Interested in the complete estimate?
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Architectural Fees
Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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