From our experience the cost of the office on average is very close to the cost of the lease during first year. Below we're showing breakdown of what this cost usually consists of.
And we're also showing how much control Client usually has over each cost group. Note that for some groups there is little Client can do about the cost.
Architectural Fit-Out Works
Floor Structure and Floor Finishes, Partitions (Solid and Glazed), Ceiling Finishes, Window Treatments, Built-In Furniture (not Workplaces), Doors and Ironmongery, Demolition (if any), Sanitary Equipment and Accessories
Portion of total cost 35%— Client's influence over the cost 20%
Ducts, Pipes and Valves, Fan-Coil Units, Diffusers, Server Room Air-Conditioners,
Portion of total cost 28%— Client's influence over the cost 5%
Electrical and Lighting
Cables, Cable Trays and Cable Trunks, Sockets, Switches, Distribution Boards, Testing and Commissioning.
Portion of total cost 11%— Client's influence over the cost 3%
Telecommunication and IT
Computer and Telephone Networks, Multimedia System, Access Control System, Close Circuit Television, Security Alarm.
Portion of total cost 9%— Client's influence over the cost 5%
Site Mobilization, Health and Safety and Insurance.
Design and Approvals.
Independant Project Management.
Portion of total cost ≈21％— Client's influence over the cost 48%
cost of 1 year lease