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Car Dealership Construction Costs - Inglewood, California

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a car dealership for Inglewood, California. 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 different city or metropolitan area, go to our index of car dealership models by state.

NOTE: This cost estimate uses 2008 RSMeans data. A more accurate estimate using current RSMeans cost data is available on Means CostWorks - our online cost estimating tool.

Car Dealership Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: Inglewood, CA
Stories: 1
Story Height (L.F.): 14.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 21000
Labor Type: Union
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2008

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $73.86 $1,551,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.46 $387,750
Architectural Fees 6% $4.43 $93,060
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $96.75 $2,031,810
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $68.1 $1,430,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.02 $357,500
Architectural Fees 6% $4.09 $85,800
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $89.2 $1,873,300

Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $73.45 $1,542,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.36 $385,625
Architectural Fees 6% $4.41 $92,550
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $96.22 $2,020,675
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $67.48 $1,417,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.87 $354,250
Architectural Fees 6% $4.05 $85,020
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $88.39 $1,856,270

Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $77.19 $1,621,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.3 $405,250
Architectural Fees 6% $4.63 $97,260
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $101.12 $2,123,510
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $71.14 $1,494,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.79 $373,500
Architectural Fees 6% $4.27 $89,640
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $93.2 $1,957,140

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $68.26 $1,433,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.07 $358,375
Architectural Fees 6% $4.1 $86,010
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $89.42 $1,877,885
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $62.67 $1,316,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.67 $329,000
Architectural Fees 6% $3.76 $78,960
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $82.09 $1,723,960

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $72.36 $1,519,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.09 $379,875
Architectural Fees 6% $4.34 $91,170
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $94.79 $1,990,545
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $66.67 $1,400,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.67 $350,000
Architectural Fees 6% $4 $84,000
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $87.33 $1,834,000

Square Foot Cost Assuming Tilt-up Concrete Wall / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $71.81 $1,508,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.95 $377,000
Architectural Fees 6% $4.31 $90,480
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $94.07 $1,975,480
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $66.24 $1,391,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.56 $347,750
Architectural Fees 6% $3.97 $83,460
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $86.77 $1,822,210

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