What Are Metal Building Construction Costs Per Square Foot?

Many people decide to choose metal buildings over typical construction methods due to cheaper materials and reduced construction time which amounts to lower costs for the entire project. When buying a metal building the most frequently asked questions is, “What is the cost of the metal building’s construction?”.

When determining an accurate price per square foot, the contractor takes into consider the hourly labor costs, project management fees the and price of the materials. Combining these factors will determine the overall expense and enable the contractor to calculate the accurate cost per square foot.

In June of 2020 the average cost of materials ranged from $11.00 per sq ft – to - $23.00 per sq ft. The labor charges for the construction of the building ranged anywhere from $10.00 per square ft - to -$28.00 per sq ft depending on the complexity of the project. Then you have to factor in the project management fee which may vary depending on the expertise level of the builder. Based on these verifiable costs, you can expect to pay anywhere from $25.00 to $60.00 per square foot for the construction of a metal building.

When purchasing a metal building make sure you get an upfront quote of all costs included. You don’t want any surprises once the project commences. A licensed general contractor with a successful business is the most trusted way to go when it comes to the construction of your building. If the business is owned by a recommended contractor, they will want to give you the best pricing available to earn your business, and possible repeat business.

If you have any questions regarding buying a metal building or the construction process, or to get a free quote on your building project, please contact Maroh Construction at 1-888-804-7775.