Average cost per square meter of internal area in selected European cities/regions for constructing a building* in 2018, by region
(in U.S. dollars)
Average cost per square meter of constructing a building in European cities in 2018
This statistic displays the average building cost per square meter of internal space for six types of building* in selected cities/regions of Europe in 2018, measured in U.S. dollars. Of the cities and regions displayed here, Zurich had the highest building costs per square meter, at approximately 3,652 U.S. dollars per square meter.
Average cost per square meter of internal area in selected European cities/regions for constructing a building* in 2018, by region
(in U.S. dollars)
Cost per square meter in U.S. dollars
Zurich3,652
London3,617.7
Dublin3,105.2
UK South2,936.3
UK Central2,705.6
UK North2,694.6
Scotland2,693.7
Amsterdam2,631.8
Paris2,629.1
Munich2,549.6
Northern Ireland2,345.7
Madrid2,115.4
Moscow1,034.2
Warsaw1,030.3
Istanbul765.1
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Source

Release date

April 2018

Region

Europe

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* In order to determine the cost of constructing a building, the source found the average price per square meter for constructing six types of building:
- Apartment (high-rise)
- Office block (prestige)
- Large warehouse/distribution centre
- General hospital
- Primary and secondary school
- Shopping centre (including mall)

Further details about which regions make up the figures for UK South, UK Central and UK North are unavailable.

Average cost per square meter of constructing a building in European cities in 2018
This statistic displays the average building cost per square meter of internal space for six types of building* in selected cities/regions of Europe in 2018, measured in U.S. dollars. Of the cities and regions displayed here, Zurich had the highest building costs per square meter, at approximately 3,652 U.S. dollars per square meter.
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