Barn Price Guide - How to Budget Cost of Your Barn Project
If you are planning to hire a construction company to build a barn, you are probably wondering
what the costs of different barns are and how much you should budget or put
aside for your barn project. On this page we would like to give you some
examples of barn prices and how much barn companies and contractors charge to build barns.
We can only give rough prices, or an approximate price range. These prices
might still be slightly higher or lower depending on your
location, travel distance from your builder, local codes, materials used and
TIP - Find the contractor that specializes in type of barns that you are
looking for. In addition to company's expertise, in most cases, you'll be
able to save money going with such company. For example, a company that
specializes in regular pole barns will have better prices compared to custom
barn builders. A company that specializes in custom wooden barns with
lofts, higher roof pitch, etc. will have a better price for a custom barn.
Same goes for Timber Frame barns, etc.
Prices listed on this page do not include site leveling, concrete slabs,
electric, plumbing, painting (if wooden siding), cost of crushed stone, gutters and
engineered stamped drawings
NOTE: With higher demand and price of materials going up through the roof
lately, actual barn prices might vary significantly from one builder to
With metal roof, metal or wooden siding and regular trusses with
4/12 roof pitch
24'x24'x10' Pole Barn - 12K - 14K
30'x40'x12' Pole Barn - 24K - 28K
40'x60'x12' Pole Barn - 40K - 45K
Note: Pole barns cost between $15 - $25 per sq.f. depending on barn size,
wall height, roof pitch, number of windows, doors, siding and roofing material used.
Pole Barn Indoor Arenas
With metal roof, (2) sliding doors, (1) entrance door, metal or
wooden siding and kickboards
60'x120'x16' Indoor Arena - 75K - 120K
72'x180'x16' Indoor Arena - 150K - 200K
80'x200'x16' Indoor Arena - 180K - 250K
Note: Indoor arenas cost between $12 - $18 per sq.f. depending on size, wall height, roofing, siding
and other options.
Approximate Costs of Barn Options
Open lean-to (large overhang) - $14 - $16 per sq.f.
Enclosed lean-to (overhang) - $18 - $22 per sq.f.
Concrete slab - $4 - $5 per sq.f. (depending on slab thickness, size, etc.)
Stall mats installation - $5 - $6 per sq.f. (excludes cost of stone)
Regular dormer - $1,200 - $2,500 each
Shed dormer - $200 - $250 per linear foot (depends on length or dormer)
Gambrel roof upgrade- $3 - $5 per sq.f.
These days, most of contractors charge between 80% - 100% of the cost of
materials to build a barn.
If your quote for materials is $20,000, you can expect to pay $36,000 -
$40,000 for completely built barn (excluding electric, plumbing, painting, etc.)