Construction Cost Estimates for Courthouse, 2-3 Story in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a courthouse, 2-3 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 60000 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, 2-3 story in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of courthouse, 2-3 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, 2-3 Story Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 3
Story Height (L.F.): 12.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 60000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Courthouse, 2-3 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 $153.26 $9,195,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $38.31 $2,298,900
Architectural Fees 7% $13.41 $804,600
Total Building Cost $204.98 $12,299,000
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $140.78 $8,447,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $35.20 $2,111,800
Architectural Fees 7% $12.32 $739,100
Total Building Cost $188.30 $11,297,900

Courthouse, 2-3 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

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Courthouse, 2-3 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Limestone with Concrete Block Back-up / R/Conc. Frame

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Courthouse, 2-3 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Limestone with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

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Courthouse, 2-3 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, 2-3 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 $---.-- $-,---,---.--
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--