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Construction Cost Estimates for Car Dealership in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a car dealership using US National Average costs from 2013 RSMeans cost data. Costs are derived from a building model that assumes basic components, using union labor for a 21000 square foot building.

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

NOTE: This cost estimate uses 2013 RSMeans data. A more accurate estimate using current RSMeans cost data is available on RSMeans Online - our online cost estimating tool.

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Car Dealership Construction Cost Assumptions
Location:  US National Average
Stories:  1
Story Height (L.F.):  14.00
Floor Area (S.F.):  21000
Basement Included:  No
Data Release:  Year 2013

Car Dealership Square Foot Cost Assuming E.I.F.S. on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $$88.33 $1,855,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $$22.08 $463,800
Architectural Fees 7% $$7.73 $162,300
Total Building Cost $$118.15 $2,481,100
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total   $$81.60 $1,713,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $$20.40 $428,400
Architectural Fees 7% $$7.14 $149,900
Total Building Cost $$109.13 $2,291,800

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