Construction Cost Estimates for Nursing Home in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a nursing home 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 25000 square foot building.

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

Nursing Home Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 2
Story Height (L.F.): 10.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 25000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Nursing Home Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $141.50 $3,537,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $35.38 $884,400
Architectural Fees 11% $19.46 $486,400
Total Building Cost $196.33 $4,908,300
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $130.24 $3,256,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $32.56 $814,000
Architectural Fees 11% $17.91 $447,700
Total Building Cost $180.71 $4,517,700

Nursing Home Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Joists

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Nursing Home Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panels / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Nursing Home Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panels / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Nursing Home Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

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 $---.-- $-,---,---.--

Nursing Home Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / 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
Total Interested in the complete estimate?
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit)
Architectural Fees
Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--