Various Industrial Construction Facility Benchmarks

The following construction benchmarks are provided by Compass International as a reference source for Construction Professionals involved in producing or validating industrial type CAPEX estimates, such as Power Plants, Refineries and other Industrial facilities: This data has been collected, analyzed and conditioned from Compass International’s historical cost library. For additional benchmarks and similar types of  … Read more



Inside Battery Limits Man-Hour Report

Installation / Benchmark Man-hours for “Process” related Carbon Steel Pipe from recently completed Refinery / LNG / Chemical Projects located in US Gulf Coast (Texas): Inside Battery Limits (ISBL) A-53 Carbon Steel Pipe Fabrication (at a Pipe Fabrication Shop) & Erection M-H’s, includes testing. Assumes Pipe is 20’ off grade: Add 7.5% to above for  … Read more


2017 Railroad Engineering & Construction Cost Benchmarks

New & Refurbished High Speed Rail Track costs per Mile / Km, Traffic Control Systems, Signals, Freight Siding Cost Metrics, Detailed Design & Construction Management / Inspection historical benchmarks. Square Foot / Square Meter Cost Data are established from data collected for the Compass International‘s 2017 Global Construction Costs Yearbooks: Compass International’s (7) Global Cost  … Read more


International Warehouse / Logistics Center Costs

What does it cost to design & build a Warehouse / Logistic Center in the USA & around the world? We are frequently asked this question by Owners, Developers, Architects & Engineers, Estimators, Quantity Surveyors & Construction Professionals around the world. To answer this question we have researched & collected “current day” costs from more  … Read more


International 2 & 3 Star Hotel Construction Costs

What does it cost in the USA & around the world to build a 2 or 3 Star (middle-of-the-road) hotel?  Compass International gets asked this question a lot, so we have compiled a cost per square foot & square meter benchmark report on 25  U.S. and International locations that can be viewed or downloaded below. Notes / Comments: There  … Read more


US Regional Airport Cost Model Benchmarks

A regional airport generally serves smaller cities; these airports typically do not have customs & immigration facilities to process passengers between countries, making the overall unit price perhaps 10% to 15% less than major airports that do have these facilities. These airports normally have shorter runways, they are appropriate to handle short or medium haul  … Read more


Global Food & Beverage Facility EPC Cost Benchmarks

There are hundreds of food & beverage product types that are produced in these facilities around the world.  Great emphasis is placed on sanitation and the ability to wash down production and storage areas, production equipment and supporting services need to be dismantled, cleaned & re-installed on a regular basis.  This of course impacts the  … Read more