Construction Cost Estimates for Department Store (1 Story) in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a department store (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 110000 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build a department store (1 story) in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of department store (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.

Department Store (1 Story) Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 1
Story Height (L.F.): 14.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 110000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Department Store (1 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / R/Conc. Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $84.82 $9,330,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $21.21 $2,332,600
Architectural Fees 6% $6.36 $699,800
Total Building Cost $112.39 $12,362,900
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $78.40 $8,624,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.60 $2,156,100
Architectural Fees 6% $5.88 $646,800
Total Building Cost $103.89 $11,427,500

Department Store (1 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Steel Joists

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Department Store (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
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Department Store (1 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Department Store (1 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panels / R/Conc. 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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Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--

Department Store (1 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panels / Steel Joists

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
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Architectural Fees
Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--