Building Costs Per Square Foot in the State of Alabama – Single Family Homes

 

New Construction Home for $249,900 on 196 Christmas Aly, Ashford, AL 36312 – Source:  Zillow

As of 2024, building costs in the state of Alabama are -3% below the national average. The charts below show a comparison of costs between luxury, semi-luxury, best, good, average and minimum standard single-family houses. Costs are also given for manufactured housing in five quality classes.

2024 Building Costs Per Square Foot for Single Family Homes in the State of Alabama, USA

Class 1 – Luxury Homes – $378.43 to $589.83 per sqft

Class 2 – Semi Luxury Homes – $230 to $358.46 per sqft

Class 3 – Best Standard Homes – $148.75 to $229.61 per sqft

Class 4 – Good Standard Homes – $108.50 to $169.18 per sqft

Class 5 – Average Standard Homes – $88.09 to $137.15 per sqft

Class 6 – Minimum Standard  Homes – $69.48 to $108.26 per sqft

Alabama Single Family Houses 2024 Building Costs

Alabama Single Family Houses 2024 Building Costs

2024 Building Costs Per Square Foot for Manufactured Housing in the State of Alabama, USA

Manufactured housing is composed of one or more prefabricated modular units which are delivered to the site and assembled on a RC foundation or slab.

Best Quality Housing – $136.17 to $156.06 per sqft

Good Quality Housing – $114.55 to $137.69 per sqft

Average Quality Housing – $92.55 to $119.91 per sqft

Low Average Quality Housing – $78.26 to $104.48 per sqft

Lowest Quality Housing – $67.14 to $92.42 per sqft

Alabama Manufactured Housing 2024 Building Costs

Alabama Manufactured Housing 2024 Building Costs

 

2020 Building Costs Per Square Foot in the State of Alabama, USA

Construction costs are 4% below the national average in the state of Alabama, and equivalent to the states of Arizona, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina and Virginia. The building costs per square foot in the state of Alabama (USA) depend on many things. Before we talk about the cost of materials and labour, which is what many people are concerned about, the overall cost of building a residential property also includes costs related to the design and planning phase as well as the pre-tender stage. You have to pay architectural design fees if you need a custom house plan. Geotechnical engineers have to assess the ground conditions on the site where your project will be located. They will undertake soil tests, determine the depth of firm ground and water level, which will determine the depth of foundations required for the building. Civil engineers have to find the location of underground service pipes such as water and waste drainage pipes. The weather and climate in your region will influence the design, as well as the ground conditions and terrain. In this post, we will look at the cost of building class 3 [Best Standard] properties. We shall look at the building cost per square foot for single family homes, multi-family residences (apartments with 2 or 3 units), manufactured housing, motels with not more than 9 units, 4-corner conventional recreational dwellings and 4-corner A-Frame cabins.

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