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BCI Case Study: College Square Shopping Center

[Picture]Project Size: One story supermarket, 55,164 SF with two adjacent strip retail shell buildings, 26,229 SF
Total project = 81,393 SF

Site: Approximately 9,435 acre site, located in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.

Schedule: October 1 - June 30, 1999.

Outline Specifications

[Picture]Site: Clearing, grading, installing temporary sediment control devices, site utilities, roadways, paved parking, curbs, sidewalks, equipment pads and landscaping.

Foundation: Concrete footings, curb, piers, precast concrete lintels.

Superstructure: Structural steel framing, canopies framed with prefabricated metal stud trusses.

Facade: Exterior Insulation Finish System (EIFS), fiberglass batts at exterior walls, canopies pre-finished standing seam metal panels.

Roof: Roofing comprised of metal fiber shingles on roofing felts over plywood sheathing, built-up roofing over rigid insulation.

Finishes: Vinyl tile flooring, acoustical tile ceilings, painted gypsum board demising partitions.

Fire Protection: Protected by a hydraulically designed automatic wet pipe fire suppression sprinkler system, fire alarms, fire extinguisher, dry pipe sprinkler system.

Plumbing: Domestic water, sanitary sewer and natural gas, 100-gallon capacity hot water tank,30 gallon and 6 gallon capacity electric water heaters.

HVAC: Gas-fired unit heaters, 4 rooftop gas/electric HVAC, gas-fired unit heaters.

Electrical: Proposed transformer with 3000 amperes, 208/120V, 3 phase, 4 wire for the Supermarket. The retail strip will have a transformer with 1200 amperes, 208/120V, 3-phase, 4-wire.

Project Hard Cost Synopsis

  Cost
Cost/SF
General Conditions
$239,780
or
2.95
Sitework
1,722,970
or
21.17
Concrete
348,400
or
4.28
Masonry
391,500
or
4.81
Steel
375,000
or
4.61
Carpentry
117,500
or
1.44
Roofing
329,500
or
4.05
Insulation/EIFS
8,000
or
0.10
Glass and Storefront
68,600
or
0.84
Doors
81,900
or
1.01
Drywall
447,000
or
5.49
Painting
26,750
or
0.33
Ceramic and Spec. Floor
29,300
or
0.36
VCT and Base
49,900
or
0.61
Acoustical Ceilings
119,000
or
1.46
Plumbing

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