Construction Cost Estimates for Office, 11-20 Story in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build an office, 11-20 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 260000 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build an office, 11-20 story in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of office, 11-20 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.

Office, 11-20 Story Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 16
Story Height (L.F.): 10.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 260000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Office, 11-20 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Double Glazed Heat Absorbing Tinted Plate Glass Panels / R/Conc. Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $123.38 $32,079,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $30.85 $8,019,900
Architectural Fees 6% $9.25 $2,406,000
Total Building Cost $163.48 $42,505,300
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $113.76 $29,578,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $28.44 $7,394,600
Architectural Fees 6% $8.53 $2,218,400
Total Building Cost $150.74 $39,191,500

Office, 11-20 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Double Glazed Heat Absorbing Tinted Plate Glass Panels / Steel Frame

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Office, 11-20 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / R/Conc. Frame

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Office, 11-20 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

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Office, 11-20 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panel With Exposed Aggregate / R/Conc. Frame

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Office, 11-20 Story Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panel With Exposed Aggregate / Steel Frame

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