Construction Cost Estimates for Courthouse, 1 Story in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a courthouse, 1 story 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 courthouse, 1 story in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of courthouse, 1 story 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.

Courthouse, 1 Story Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 1
Story Height (L.F.): 14.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 30000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Courthouse, 1 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / R/Conc. Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $142.20 $4,266,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $35.55 $1,066,500
Architectural Fees 7% $12.44 $373,300
Total Building Cost $190.19 $5,705,800
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $129.33 $3,880,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $32.33 $970,000
Architectural Fees 7% $11.32 $339,500
Total Building Cost $172.98 $5,189,500

Courthouse, 1 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

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Courthouse, 1 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Limestone with Concrete Block Back-up / R/Conc. Frame

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Courthouse, 1 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Limestone with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

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Courthouse, 1 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Stone with Concrete Block Back-up / R/Conc. Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Courthouse, 1 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Stone with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

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