To calculate cost per square foot, divide the purchase price of a house by its total square footage. For instance, if a house with 2,000 square feet sells for $180,000, the cost per square foot is $90 per square foot.
Cost per square foot can also be determined for rental property. Divide the amount of the annual rent by the number of square feet. For instance, a 1,000squarefoot property that rents for $10,800 a year costs $10.80 per square foot. In rentals, square footage sometimes includes a portion of the spaces available to all tenants, such as lobbies and hallways. On the other hand, "usable square feet" refers only to the square footage within the walls of the leased area.
1. Determine the total cost of restaurant. This figure can represent the total cost to build the restaurant or the total cost to purchase the restaurant if the restaurant is a resale
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1. Determine the square footage of each room to be heated or cooled. Most rooms are either rectangular or triangular in shape. Rooms that aren't either of these shapes can be broken
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Find the area of the space, and divide the total price by that.
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Annual sales / Total Sq Ft.
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