Construction Cost Estimates for Supermarket in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a supermarket 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 44000 square foot building.

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

Supermarket Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 1
Story Height (L.F.): 18.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 44000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $78.57 $3,457,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.64 $864,300
Architectural Fees 7% $6.87 $302,500
Total Building Cost $105.08 $4,623,700
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $72.23 $3,178,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.06 $794,500
Architectural Fees 7% $6.32 $278,100
Total Building Cost $96.60 $4,250,600

Supermarket Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

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Supermarket Square Foot Cost Assuming Metal Sandwich Panels / Steel Frame

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Supermarket Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panels / Steel Frame

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Supermarket Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Supermarket Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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