Construction Cost Estimates for Department Store (3 Story) in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a department store (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 95000 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 (3 story) in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of department store (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.

Department Store (3 Story) Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 3
Story Height (L.F.): 16.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 95000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Department Store (3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick on Steel Studs / R/Conc. Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $103.93 $9,873,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $25.98 $2,468,400
Architectural Fees 6% $7.79 $740,500
Total Building Cost $137.71 $13,082,400
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $94.88 $9,013,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $23.72 $2,253,400
Architectural Fees 6% $7.12 $676,000
Total Building Cost $125.71 $11,942,900

Department Store (3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick on Steel Studs / Steel Frame

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Department Store (3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / R/Conc. Frame

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Department Store (3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

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Department Store (3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panels Exposed Aggregate / R/Conc. Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Department Store (3 Story) Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panels Exposed Aggregate / 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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Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--