Construction Cost Estimates for a Laundromat in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a laundromat 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 3,000 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of laundromat 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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Restaurant Construction Cost Assumption
Location:  US National Average
Story Count:  1
Story Height (L.F.):  12
Floor Area (S.F.):  3,000
Basement Included:  No
Data Release:  Year 2019
Laundromat with Decorative Concrete Block / Bearing Walls
Cost Estimate (Standard Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
SubTotal 100% $187.98 $563,949.05
Contractor Fees (General Conditions,Overhead,Profit) 25% $47.00 $140,987.26
Architectural Fees 7% $16.45 $49,345.54
Total Building Cost $251.43 $754,281.85
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
SubTotal 100% $172.84 $518,506.60
Contractor Fees (General Conditions,Overhead,Profit) 25% $43.21 $129,626.65
Architectural Fees 7% $15.12 $45,369.33
Total Building Cost $231.17 $693,502.58
Other Square Foot Model Building Type Options:

Laundromat with Decorative Concrete Block / Rigid Steel

Laundromat with Face Brick & Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Laundromat with Face Brick & Concrete Block / Rigid Steel

Laundromat with Metal Sandwich Panel / Rigid Steel

Laundromat with Precast Concrete / Bearing Walls