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cost of building #370960
03/18/10 10:09 PM
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is there any one out there that can tell me how much it costs per SQUARE FOOT to build in san pedro

Re: cost of building [Re: renski] #370965
03/18/10 10:39 PM
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Depends on a few factors. Distance from town, materials used, whether or not you need a cistern etc. But roughly a basic concrete house reinforced with steel rebar, glass/vinyl windows, ceramic tiles will cost between $100 and $150 US per square foot.

Re: cost of building [Re: Amanda Syme] #370966
03/18/10 10:46 PM
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It also depends on what your contractor is like. We have built here and learned the hard way. Feel free to PM me.


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Re: cost of building [Re: collyk] #371018
03/19/10 03:23 PM
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Sequim, WA & San Pedro
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I paid $246.00 US per square foot for my condo in 1995.


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Re: cost of building [Re: Loansum-Al K] #371029
03/19/10 04:47 PM
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Where on the Caye Al?

Last edited by Phil; 03/20/10 10:12 AM.
Re: cost of building [Re: Phil] #371033
03/19/10 08:02 PM
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Aptos, CA
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renski,
Our Casita (3.5 miles north of town) ran approx. $185.00US per sq. ft. in 2005. collyk hit the nail on the head. PM her if you are considering building on the island.


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Re: cost of building [Re: Pam&Dave] #371046
03/19/10 10:18 PM
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A condo sale includes the cost of land within the square footage price. Condos on the beach typically run around $300 - 350 US per sq ft.

Yes indeed the builder you choose is a huge factor when it comes to cost overruns too.

Re: cost of building [Re: Phil] #371083
03/20/10 02:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Phil
Where on the Caye Al?

Bermuda Landing just across the cut.


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Re: cost of building [Re: Amanda Syme] #371084
03/20/10 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Amanda Syme
A condo sale includes the cost of land within the square footage price. Condos on the beach typically run around $300 - 350 US per sq ft.

Yes indeed the builder you choose is a huge factor when it comes to cost overruns too.


I guess I made out okay.....we're right on the beach and had IMHO one of the best contractors on the Island........Chris Barenfanger.....


I'm happier than a pig in s__t...a foot on the sand...and a Belikin in my hand!
Re: cost of building [Re: Loansum-Al K] #371131
03/21/10 10:10 AM
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For clarity are we quoting cost to build or cost paid to purchase a property?

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