Cost of a 660 square foot guest house in Menlo Park

This guest house in Menlo Park, CA is breaking ground next week. The costs are:

Architecture: $26,146

Survey: $2,100

Geotechnical Engineering (Soils Report): $3,650

Structural Engineering: $4,400

Energy Efficiency Report: $800

Arborist Report: $1,250


Planning Permits: $2,102

Building Permits: $3,012

Fire Department Review: $241

Construction $261,251 ($395 per square foot, including site work utilities and drainage. The ground floor is 376 square feet and the loft is an additional 284 square feet)

376 Ground Floor + 284 Loft Elevation Side Elevation Menlo Side Elevation 2 Menlo Rear Elevation Menlo Interior Section Menlo Interior Section Menlo with shower

The full budget with every line item is here: 660 Square Foot Backyard Cottage Budget

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