Many people ask: What does it cost to build a barndominium?

The following is a very simple Calculator you can use. If you are using a Builder or General Contractor they should be able to give you a range of prices for the living area and for the shop area per square foot.
Below are many more details you would consider for the over all Barndominium Cost to Build.

If you are looking for all the possible costs to Build a Barndominium consider the list below:

  • Site: Clearing, Grading, Pad
  • Site: Driveways, Sidewalks, Landscaping
  • Site: Septic, Water well or connection
  • Foundation: Slab, Crawlspace, Basement
  • Building/Shell Structure or Stick Build Cost
  • Interior
    • Interior Framing
    • Interior Sheetrock walls and ceiling
    • Interior Trim and Doors
    • Floors: Stained Concrete
    • Floors: Carpet
    • Floors: Tile
    • Floors: Wood/Other
  • Exterior Doors and Windows
  • Exterior shop Garage/Roll-up Doors and Walk/Man Doors
  • Plumbing – in slab and rough-in, wall-up, finish
  • Electrical/Electrician
    • Electrical Service, Poles, Panel
    • Lights inside, outside, shop, porches, ceiling fans
    • Internet, Security, Fire (wired Smoke detector)
  • Insulation: Foam, Cellulose, Rockwool etc. Home and Shop
  • Wainscot
  • If stick building Metal or Shingle for roof
  • If stick building Metal or other siding (maybe OSB as well)
  • Fixtures Plumbing:
    • Bathroom Fixtures: Sinks, Tubs, Showers, Toilets
    • Kitchen Fixutres: Sink(s), Garbage Disposal, Pot Filler
    • Water Softner, Water Filter
    • Water Heater
  • Appliances:
    • Refrigerator/Freezer, Dishwasher,Cook Top, Oven(s), Exhaust Hood, Microwave, Deep Freezer, Mini Fridge (Beer Wine)
    • Kitchen Fixutres: Sink(s), Garbage Disposal, Pot Filler
    • Water Softener, Water Filter
    • Water Heater

Like a custom home build if you are using a General Contractor you will be paying then X percent for their management, contacts and expertise. So make sure you get a good one with referrals.