gross area


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gross area

[′grōs ¦er·ē·ə]
(building construction)
Sum of the areas of all stories included within the outside face of the exterior walls of a building.

gross area, gross cross-sectional area

Of a concrete masonry unit, the total area of a section perpendicular to the direction of the load, including areas within the cells of the unit and within reentrant spaces, unless these spaces are occupied by portions of adjacent masonry.
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An extensive retail space has also been integrated into the office tower at the ground level, offering a gross area of more than 60,000 square feet and a total net area of 48,000 square feet.
This year's event is expected to be 32 per cent bigger than the 2008 edition and will cover a gross area of more than 38,000 square metres, said a Press statement on Monday.
They are also retained to dispose of the smaller office of 4,831 sq ft (449 sq m) gross area and 4,443 sq ft (413 sq m) net.
The first store, located at 7490 Haggerty Road in West Bloomfield, will open next month and have a gross area of 20,500 square feet.
The gross area of the RSM Permit is 55,504 square kilometres.
The building covers a gross area of nearly 29,000 square metres across five stories, as well as features two underground levels suited for office, retail, hotels and restaurants.
A three-story build-to-suit facility with total gross area of approximately 65,000 sq.
The North wing shall be added to with 370 mA gross area over 2 floors and altered with 344 mA gross area on floor 2.
The project has been designed by Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, and consists of a 60 floor building with a total gross area of 570,000 s/f.
Measuring 140,000 square feet in gross area, the expansion will add 86,000 square feet of meeting and convention space to the Palace Tower, bringing the resort total to 241,000 square feet.
Gross Area (BTA total) 5994 mA;Living area (BOA) 4020 mA;Floor space (LOA) 262 mA.
The sale area has been divided into 573 tracts ranging in gross area from 640 to 5,760 acres lying between the Canadian Border and Point Barrow in north Alaska.