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Car Dealership Construction Costs - Portage La Prairie, Manitoba

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a car dealership for Portage La Prairie, Manitoba. 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: Portage La Prairie, MB
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 $70.38 $1,478,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.6 $369,500
Architectural Fees 6% $4.22 $88,680
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $92.2 $1,936,180
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $64.86 $1,362,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.21 $340,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.89 $81,720
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $84.96 $1,784,220

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $70.05 $1,471,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.51 $367,750
Architectural Fees 6% $4.2 $88,260
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $91.76 $1,927,010
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $64.29 $1,350,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.07 $337,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.86 $81,000
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $84.21 $1,768,500

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $73.67 $1,547,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.42 $386,750
Architectural Fees 6% $4.42 $92,820
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $96.5 $2,026,570
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $67.86 $1,425,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.96 $356,250
Architectural Fees 6% $4.07 $85,500
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $88.89 $1,866,750

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $64.93 $1,363,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.23 $340,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.9 $81,810
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $85.06 $1,786,185
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $59.57 $1,251,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.89 $312,750
Architectural Fees 6% $3.57 $75,060
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $78.04 $1,638,810

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $68.9 $1,447,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.23 $361,750
Architectural Fees 6% $4.13 $86,820
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $90.27 $1,895,570
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $63.45 $1,332,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.86 $333,125
Architectural Fees 6% $3.81 $79,950
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $83.12 $1,745,575

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $68.36 $1,435,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.09 $358,875
Architectural Fees 6% $4.1 $86,130
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $89.55 $1,880,505
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $63.02 $1,323,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.76 $330,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.78 $79,410
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $82.56 $1,733,785

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