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Old 04-19-2011, 07:09 PM   #16
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With a small down payment of: say, 10 million.
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I haven't read all of the replies but didn't see much of an answer yet. While I cannot give you an accurate time for the building you show, I can show you a 2,768,591 sq ft 102 story building that took less that 2 years (410 days actually) to build.


If your building were built with comparable speed (per square foot of building space), your new home could be completed in as little as 70 days.

so rossfingal; can you meet the time constraint?
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As a non-contractor I'm going out on a DIY limb here, but....
1). Planning:
-Get good CAD software, make up the plans w/materials estimates, etc yourself.
-Estimate the total time using the number of connections and average speed.
-To reduce costs, you'll want the exterior structure to be steel frame and concrete covered with marble finish. Mabye interior stained concrete floor.
-Check site plan for underground springs, Indian burial grounds, and/or spent nukes.
-Get code preapproval in writing.

2). Foundation:
-Crushed gravel for driveway. Lots of it.
-Have big rental earth moving equipment delivered, and go to town.
-Have lots of rebar delivered and go to town.
-Have lots of concrete poured. It will be easier than hauling bags of sakcrete in the back of the Aveo, trust me.
-Send wine and beer, lots of it, to the above companies at Christmas.

3). Structure:
-Get lots of wood delivered, and go to town.
-Those exteriour window openings and moulding features are all cookie cutter. Spend half a weekend making forms.
-Get lots of rebar and pipe for the hidden electrical and plumbing, and go to town.
-You remembered to send that wine, correct?
-Have lots of concrete poured for walls, with plumbing and electric hidden, but accessable. Mabye behind panels or removable block. Do one section at a time. You'll need to rent a crane pumper with a ladder to be able to climb up and see if it's right.

4). The Rest:
-Toss on a roof using a helicoptor with autopilot. Throw in some window and doors. Wire it up. There, easy Half a year tops.
I don't care who you are that's funny right there!!

The problem is there just isn't enough demand for these now-a-days. My granddad built a few back in the 40's but he's no longer around. Finding someone with experience in this kind of scale could be tough.

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