Preliminary figures from the architect, several contractors and the Diocese of San Jose, estimate the cost to be $638,979. This project needs to meet commercial building requirements and the cost estimate includes permits, fees and a contingency. The majority of the cost is actual construction. Other fees and city requirements represent over 29% of the estimated costs. More detail of the cost estimates is outlined below:
Soft costs (ex: furnishings) are not included in this estimate. It is anticipated that some existing furnishings will be used initially and that this area of the project will be evaluated once construction is complete.