net floor area


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net floor area

[′net ′flȯr ‚er·ē·ə]
(building construction)
Gross floor area of a building, excluding the area occupied by walls and partitions, the circulation area (where people walk), and the mechanical area (where there is mechanical equipment).

net floor area

The total usable floor area in a building, measured to the inside of the enclosing walls.
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In recent years the estate has served as the regional head office for Bovis Homes Ltd and comprises a total net floor area in excess of 30,000 sq ft including the hall and its annexe, the Coach House, the Brew House and other ancillary buildings.
The premises comprise a lock-up shop with a net frontage of 19ft 6 in and a total net floor area of 537 sq ft.