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