Opening and operating an outpatient surgery is a significant undertaking. Here are four statistics on what it cost to open a surgery center in 2013, according to RSMeans cost data.
The data projects the cost for a one-story, 12,500-square-foot surgery.
Cost estimate (union labor)
• Total building cost per square foot: $413.44
• Total building cost: $5.17 million
Cost estimate (open shop)
• Total building cost per square foot: $391.53
• $4.89 million