# How do you calculate space per person?

## How do you calculate space per person?

To estimate how much space you need for your next office, multiply your employee headcount by the number of square feet per employee that best fits your density needs. For example, a 25 person company with average space requirements would need an estimated 6,250 square feet (25 people x 250 sf/employee).

## How much space do you need for 200 guests?

SPACE REQUIREMENT ESTIMATES BY CROWD SIZE

CROWD SIZE, BY PERSON ESTIMATED SPACE NEEDS, SQUARE FEET
150 900-5,250
175 1,050-6,125
200 1,200-7,000
500 3,000-13,000

Is a 500 square-foot apartment small?

How big is a 500-square-foot apartment? Five hundred square feet is 25 by 20 feet. That’s a little bigger than a typical two-car garage, so imagine a two-car garage with ample room to move and that’s about the size of a 500-square-foot apartment.

How big of a space do you need for 25 people?

For example, a 25 person company with average space requirements would need an estimated 6,250 square feet (25 people x 250 sf/employee).

### How big of an area do you need for 100 people?

For a mixed seated and standing crowd—such as reception-style seating—increase the per-person rule of thumb to eight square feet: Your 100-person event will now need 800 square feet of usable space. And for reception-style seating with a dance floor, estimate nine square feet per person.

### How big of a venue do I need for 250 people?

So, if you have a group of 250, don’t cap your search at venues that advertise an event capacity of 250—look at numbers north of that too. If you have estimated that you need 600 square feet, don’t discount venues of 900 square feet—which will give your attendees a bit more space room to move.

How many square feet do you need for an office?

For the more traditional offices, with 250 – 300 sf per employee, you’ll need less communal work spaces. The typical ratio here would be one conference room per 20 employees.