Yes, however there are a multitude of factors which render such estimates nearly useless. Your best bet is to discuss your needs with a lending institution and get estimates for the work you propose.
Many companies use a per sq. ft. calculation method, but it is mainly used to get you in the 'general ballpark' of actual cost. This method is very useful to save time, money and effort. Since these per sq. ft. costs are averages derived from studies that have been done in a particular region, they will give the homeowner an idea of what to expect before they begin the contracting process. Most contractors can give a ballpark price over the phone, with a minimal amount of information required.
While per sq. ft. costs will vary, depending on the type of addition, materials to be used and other aspects of the work, most contractors that are smart enough to use this method will know what questions to query his potential client on to price it.
Most contractors want your work. That's why they're in business. But, those who have spend endless hours driving, meeting, calculating and responding, only to hear the potential client say it was too much money, find this method works well to qualify homeowners before they spend more serious time.
Just understand, this method is solely for the purpose of qualifying. The actual cost will undoubtedly vary. But it is a very convenient tool to save both the contractor and the homeowner a lot of time.
You should always consult at least three sources for price estimates. You are likely to pay substantially more for larger, more established operations, though the benefit is that if something goes wrong, you have a bit more protection. Individual contractors may offer a much better deal, depending on how busy they are. Price quotes can easily vary by 50% among a few contractors.
The average construction cost per square foot for a building addition in Ocean City, Maryland is about $130. This means an addition of 100 square feet would cost about $13,000 to build.
The approximate construction cost per square foot in port Elgin as of 2013 is $148. 0. It varies from city to city but only by $20. 0.
There are too many variables to come up with a single cost per square foot. Factors include; region, labor environment, type of construction, type of material, licensing & code restrictions, renovation vs. new construction, etc. to name a few. To assist you, here is a tool you can use to come up with a generic cost per square foot based on your location with everything else being equal: http://www.reedfirstsource.com/Means/index.asp Good luck.
I live in Minnesota, but I think around $100.00 per square foot is a conservative estimate.
Estimating implies that the number is approximate to the desired value so any number squared that is close to the desired estimation would be considered close enough. Rounding off is a form of estimating and has a set of rules that accompany it. For simple estimating, (non-medical, hazardous items not included) like "what is the square root of 169". it would be about 13X13 or 13 squared. Get closer by finding the factors of 169. and simplify.
The cost of construction per square foot is the same as the cost of an automobile per inch of length.
81 square units
Yes, it is.
Do the addition, get the answer and then find its square root!
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353,841 square miles.
round to the nearest whole # after estimating the square root