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Hard vs. Soft Costs: What They Both Mean for Your Bottom Line

A firm understanding of both types of costs will help with financing your next property development.


[Updated: Jun 02, 2021 ] Jun 03, 2020 by Barbara Bellesi Zito

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Hard Costs Soft Costs

• Labor costs and materials.
• Safety equipment and systems.
• HVAC.
• Equipment.
• Grounds/groundskeeping.
• Cement.
• Drywall
• .Flooring.
• Sod/grass seed.
• Sprinklers/irrigation.

• Architect.
• Engineering fees.
• Inspection fees.
• Finance/accounting.
• Permits.
• Taxes.
• Legal fees and other professional fees.
• Property maintenance.
• Security.Insurance.

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