Average Cost per Square Feet

Based on FY 18/19 Budget

The cost per square foot is provided for Duke University and Health System buildings where a budget has been established. Square footage information is obtained from Plant Accounting's space assignment system (Web Central). Building cost include maintenance & operating expenses with environmental services (housekeeping) reported separately for medical center and hospital buildings. The two calculations provided as are described as follows:

Average Cost per Assigned Square Foot:
Includes only space assigned to a department, school, or entity. It excludes circulation/mechanical space and any other unassigned space in the building.

Average Cost per Total Square Foot:
Includes all space in the building

Please refer to the Plant Accounting website and GAP 200.260, Buildings' Identification Numbers for information concerning space and building numbers.

Building Groups


Archive of FY 17/18 Building Groups (pdf)