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post #1 of 3 Old 02-09-2008, 04:01 AM Thread Starter
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building stables and arenas- for a reasonable price

hi everyone

my family and i are planning to build a stable and an arena, however we having trouble finding a company/person willing to build it for us, as all the people we spoke to came up with ridiculous prices.
If anyone knows someone in South East QLD that builds stables and or arenas for reasonable prices, i'd appreciate a reply to this

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post #3 of 3 Old 02-12-2008, 11:07 AM
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We've been shopping around for a barn too here in the States.
My husband builds houses for a living... and we couldnt believe the $$$$$ prices we were getting.

They were ranging from 18,000.00 USD to 68,000 USD (not including the stalls - that was just the barn).

My husband and his business partner sat down one afternoon, drew up a set of barn plans (nicer and bigger than what we had been researching from other companies) and quoted it out. It would cost 11,000.00 USD (INCLUDING stalls) for them to build a 36' x 48' 6 stall, 1 feed room, 1 tack room barn.

Needless to say, we're going to have my husbands company do it instead of someone else.

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