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...and REALTORS get 6% of the sale price on a home! Go figure.

Mark
             > -----Original Message-----
             > From: Keith Fix [mailto:kefix(--nospam--at)yahoo.com]
             > Sent: Monday, February 10, 2003 4:41 PM
             > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
             > Subject: RE: SE Fees for Building
             > 
             > 
             > I've been stuck with about 0.75%, or 12.5% of 
             > architectural, which is usually
             > 6%, so it comes to the same thing (12.5% x 6% = 
             > 0.75%).  Occasionally, I get 1%
             > or higher, but only for mainly structural work.
             > 
             > I've heard of higher fees, but apparently I can't 
             > command them.
             > 
             > -Keith Fix, PE
             > -Little Rock, AR
             > 
             > --- "Puskas, David" <DPuskas(--nospam--at)bswintl.com> wrote:
             > > Architects are generally lucky to get 6% of the 
             > construction cost.
             > > Structural Engineering is roughly 20% of the 
             > architectural fee.  At
             > > least that has been my experience.
             > >  
             > > Dave Puskas
             > > BSW International - Tulsa
             > > -----Original Message-----
             > > From: Jan Harris [mailto:jan(--nospam--at)libertyeng.net] 
             > > Sent: Monday, February 10, 2003 5:01 PM
             > > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
             > > Subject: RE: SE Fees for Building
             > >  
             > > Something between 0.75% and 2% of the building 
             > construction cost is
             > > typical.  Low end for repetitive easy jobs, 2% or 
             > more for harder,
             > > unique type work: (rehab and repairs).  I think 
             > for straightforward
             > > building projects the architect gets a bargain if 
             > your structural fee is
             > > 1% of less of the construction cost.
             > >  
             > > Jan Harris
             > > Liberty Engineering
             > > Virginia Beach, VA
             > > 	-----Original Message-----
             > > 	From: Hari A [mailto:hari_pe(--nospam--at)hotmail.com]
             > > 	Sent: Monday, February 10, 2003 17:21
             > > 	To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
             > > 	Subject: SE Fees for Building
             > > 	Hello:
             > > 	 
             > > 	There are some rule of thumbs for 
             > estimating the fees for
             > > structural engineering of buildings.  I am 
             > interested in how other
             > > engineers bid on projects especially new 
             > construction.  I understand the
             > > Architects generally charge about 10% for the 
             > architecture based on the
             > > total cost of construction.
             > > 	 
             > > 	Your input is appreciated.
             > > 	 
             > > 	Hari
             > > 
             > 
             > 
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