These are all words for a structure such as a house, office block or factory that has a roof and four walls
building a structure such as a house, office block or factory that has a roof and four walls property a building or buildings and the surrounding land; land and buildings: We have a buyer who would like to view the property; The price of property has risen enormously. NOTE. This word is often used when talking about buying/selling houses or other buildings and land. premises [plural] the building or buildings and surrounding land that a business owns or uses: The company is looking for larger premises. complex a group of buildings of a similar type together in one place: a leisure complex structure a thing that is made of several parts, especially a building: The pier is a wooden structure. block (British English) a tall building that contains flats or offices; a building that forms part of a school, hospital, et cetera and is used for a particular purpose: a block of flats; the school’s science block edifice (formal) a large impressive building.
PATTERNS AND COLLOCATIONS • (a/an) commercial/industrial/residential building/ property/premises/complex/block • an apartment building/complex/block • a/the school building/premises • a holiday property/complex • to build a(n) property/complex/structure/block/edifice • to erect a(n) building/property/complex/structure/ block/edifice • to put up a building/property/structure/block • to demolish/pull down a(n) building/property/ complex/structure/block/edifice