Construction Cost Estimating

Car Dealership Construction Costs - Colorado Springs, Colorado

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a car dealership for Colorado Springs, Colorado. 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: Colorado Springs, CO
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 $65.95 $1,385,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.49 $346,250
Architectural Fees 6% $3.96 $83,100
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $86.4 $1,814,350
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $60.81 $1,277,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.2 $319,250
Architectural Fees 6% $3.65 $76,620
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $79.66 $1,672,870

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $65.69 $1,379,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.42 $344,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.94 $82,770
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $86.05 $1,807,145
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $60.36 $1,267,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.09 $316,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.62 $76,050
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $79.07 $1,660,425

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $69.07 $1,450,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.27 $362,625
Architectural Fees 6% $4.14 $87,030
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $90.48 $1,900,155
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $63.67 $1,337,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.92 $334,250
Architectural Fees 6% $3.82 $80,220
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $83.4 $1,751,470

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $60.86 $1,278,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.21 $319,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.65 $76,680
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $79.72 $1,674,180
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $55.86 $1,173,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $13.96 $293,250
Architectural Fees 6% $3.35 $70,380
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $73.17 $1,536,630

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $64.55 $1,355,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.14 $338,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.87 $81,330
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $84.56 $1,775,705
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $59.48 $1,249,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.87 $312,250
Architectural Fees 6% $3.57 $74,940
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $77.91 $1,636,190

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $64.05 $1,345,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.01 $336,250
Architectural Fees 6% $3.84 $80,700
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $83.9 $1,761,950
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $59.07 $1,240,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.77 $310,125
Architectural Fees 6% $3.54 $74,430
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $77.38 $1,625,055

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