Iridium Development


Construction Cost

Construction Cost

What is the cost to build new in Florida?

St. Petersburg New Home at block shell stage

Construction cost in Florida is surprisingly $135 pr ft.

Compared to the Northeast ($375.00 sft+) the cost to build in Florida is $135 per foot including landscaping! 

Block Construction

Let’s break down the cost to build a  4 bedroom 3.5 bath home with a 2 car garage. 

What is included?

  • Block exterior walls (two stories)
  • Stucco exterior (painted)
  • Asphalt shingle roof
  • 20ft x 25ft brick paver driveway
  • 1,700sf grass sod
  • 20ft x 12ft paver patio
  • 20ft x 21ft garage
  •  12ft x 7ft covered front porch
  • First floor powder room
  • 25ft of Kitchen cabinets with Island eating area
  • Premium GE Appliances
  • 16ft x 20ft Great room
  • 15ft x 10ft Dining room
  • 2 Ensuite Bedrooms upstairs
  • 2 Additional Bedrooms upstairs
  • 3 Bathrooms upstairs  
  • $6 tile allowance 
  • Caesarstone  countertops
  • $2.25 laminate floor allowance for the entire house
  • Hurricane rated windows and exterior doors
  • Shaker style interior doors and millwork
  • Lever door hardware

If the tile material allowance caught your eye as it being to low, the cost to upgrade is nominal.  

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4 Bed 3.5 Bath House

How is this possible? We build at this cost per foot in Florida today. 

Experience and technique applied properly to create quality at affordable prices. 

If you are interested in building a new home in Florida, contact us. We would be happy to provide a free estimate. 

Iridium Development 


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