Construction Cost per Square Foot for Jails

In an ongoing series to maintain the most updated construction cost information available to us from RSMeans, the leader in construction cost estimating, new data has come out for the construction cost per square foot for Jails and similar facilities.

Construction Cost per square foot Jails March 2011

As you can see, the highest cost per square foot is in New York City at a staggering $378.79 per square foot while the low end in Winston-Salem is still a high $217.42 with a median of $290 per square foot – roughly double the cost of public facilities for those not incarcerated!

Programming and designing facilities of all kinds is a unique versatility that EVstudio has among it’s multiple offices working on commercial projects across the United States, so if you would like more information about your project, please contact us and we will be happy to help.


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