What is the cost of your industrial building?

Did you know that the construction costs of a building are only a small part of the building investment?

Design and construction costs for a typical industrial building account for only about 20-30% of the total costs over the life of a building, including operation and maintenance. In this respect, steel buildings are extremely advantageous.

Did you know that the construction costs of a building represent 20-30 % of the total costs when you consider the entire service life of an industrial building? 

The costs needed to run the activity inside the building like heating, cooling, ventilation and lighting as well as building maintenance and it is important to keep them as low as possible. In the short run, building owner may consider the price of the building itself, but only those who  consider the whole lifespan, including the total operating and maintenance costs will really save money in the end.

At Astron we develop innovative solutions that serve customers not only today, but during the complete lifetime of their buildings. Cost savings from  efficiency gains are at the core of our strategy. Our aim is to find the best compromise for our customers between price and sustainability for an overall efficient building. The essential element of our strategy is cost savings through increased efficiency. With this goal in mind, we develop the best building solution for each individual client, taking into account price, sustainability and individual requirements for a building that is as efficient as possible overall.

What is the cost of your new building?

Smart comparison of construction costs 

With our powerful software tools Cy-nergy, DIAL and Cyprion, we can calculate and optimize the exact building cost in advance and discover potential savings for its lifetime. For example, a thermal insulation performance comparison tool calculates the payback period for investing or not in a thicker insulation than the one initially foreseen.

Investments in sustainable buildings have a high return. The more you consider a low-energy building, the more you can save in the long run.

System approach for your industrial building or traditional approach?

The majority of industrial buildings today are built with a system approach - the reason is the significantly lower costs of system construction. Here, only a steel structure is erected, which is then clad with various types of panels to form the building walls. With this prefabricated construction method, steel buildings account for almost the entire share of halls erected, the most cost-effective form of building systems.

It is theoretically possible to select the traditional approach for your building, but the construction costs will be higher compared to the system approach. The total costs for insulated halls in traditional construction almost reach the construction costs of residential buildings - even though industrial construction cannot be compared with residential construction in principle.

System approach with an aerated concrete façade, which also provides thermal insulation, represent a middle ground between the two building systems.

Industrial building costs in details

# Land acquisition
If the hall is not erected on the company's own premises, but on a separate plot of land, development costs for the land must often be calculated in addition to the land costs. Land registry fees are also incurred in this case. If you are financing the property, you should also take the total financing costs into account. Prices for land acquisition and permits vary, depending on the country and location.

#Engineering costs
As far as the engineering costs are concerned, they depend on your demands. The engineering team is able to create a representative building according to your wishes. The overall engineering costs are determined by the complexity of the building as well as internal and external forces.

#Production costs
These are determined by the size of the steel hall, its heavy loading requirements and the parts ordered from third parties. A one-stop-shop provider is able to produce all
the components for your building. If you require specific materials or a particular design, a third-party solution could be implemented.

#Fixed global price
For more simplicity, we recommend having all the information in one document so that the price offer for the steel building contains engineering, production, shipment and assembly costs. Any additional equipment that is required can be ordered separately.