Construction Cost Estimates for Parking Garage in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a parking garage 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 145000 square foot building.

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

Parking Garage Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 5
Story Height (L.F.): 10.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 145000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Parking Garage Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Precast Concrete

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $$48.61 $7,048,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $$12.15 $1,762,100
Architectural Fees 6% $$3.65 $528,600
Total Building Cost $$64.41 $9,339,300
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $$45.39 $6,582,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $$11.35 $1,645,500
Architectural Fees 6% $$3.40 $493,700
Total Building Cost $$60.15 $8,721,200

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

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Parking Garage Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete / Precast Concrete

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Parking Garage Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Parking Garage Square Foot Cost Assuming Reinforced Concrete / R/Conc. Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Parking Garage Square Foot Cost Assuming Reinforced Concrete / Steel Frame

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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Total Building Cost $---.-- $-,---,---.--