Construction Cost Estimates for Community Center in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a community center 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 10000 square foot building.

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

Community Center Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 1
Story Height (L.F.): 12.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 10000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Community Center Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $102.15 $1,021,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $25.54 $255,400
Architectural Fees 9% $11.49 $114,900
Total Building Cost $139.18 $1,391,800
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $94.60 $946,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $23.65 $236,500
Architectural Fees 9% $10.64 $106,400
Total Building Cost $128.89 $1,288,900

Community Center Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Community Center Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total Interested in the complete estimate?
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Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Community Center Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

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

Community Center Square Foot Cost Assuming Tilt Up Concrete Wall Panels / Bearing Walls

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

Community Center Square Foot Cost Assuming Tilt Up Concrete Wall Panels / Steel Frame

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