Construction Cost Estimates for an Automotive Service Station Center in National, US

How Much Does it Cost to Build an Automotive Service Station?

The following analysis estimates the cost to build an Automotive Service Station using US National Average costs from 2019 RSMeans cost data. Costs are derived from a building model that assumes basic components, using union and open shop labor for a 1,400 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of Garage, Service Station models by state.

NOTE: This cost estimate uses 2019 RSMeans data. A more accurate estimate using current RSMeans cost data is available in RSMeans Data Online.

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Automotive Service Station Construction Cost Assumptions
Location:  US National Average
Story Count:  1
Story Height (L.F.):  12
Floor Area (S.F.):  1,400
Basement Included:  No
Data Release:  Year 2019
Garage, Service Station with Aluminum Clapboard / Wood Frame
Cost Estimate (Standard Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
SubTotal 100% $162.16 $227,030.86
Contractor Fees (General Conditions,Overhead,Profit) 25% $40.54 $56,757.72
Architectural Fees 8% $16.22 $22,703.09
Total Building Cost $218.92 $306,491.66
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
SubTotal 100% $146.19 $204,663.20
Contractor Fees (General Conditions,Overhead,Profit) 25% $36.55 $51,165.80
Architectural Fees 8% $14.62 $20,466.32
Total Building Cost $197.35 $276,295.32
Other Square Foot Model Building Type Options:

Garage, Service Station with Face Brick & Concrete Block / Steel Joists

Garage, Service Station with Face Brick & Concrete Block / Wood Truss

Garage, Service Station with Face Brick & Glazed Block / Steel Joists

Garage, Service Station with Metal Sandwich Panel / Rigid Steel

Garage, Service Station with Wood Clapboard / Wood Frame