Construction Cost Estimating

Car Dealership Construction Costs - Framingham, Massachusetts

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a car dealership for Framingham, Massachusetts. 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: Framingham, MA
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 $78.48 $1,648,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.62 $412,000
Architectural Fees 6% $4.71 $98,880
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $102.8 $2,158,880
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % 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

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $78.86 $1,656,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.71 $414,000
Architectural Fees 6% $4.73 $99,360
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $103.3 $2,169,360
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $72.45 $1,521,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.11 $380,375
Architectural Fees 6% $4.35 $91,290
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $94.91 $1,993,165

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $82.52 $1,733,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $20.63 $433,250
Architectural Fees 6% $4.95 $103,980
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $108.11 $2,270,230
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $76.05 $1,597,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.01 $399,250
Architectural Fees 6% $4.56 $95,820
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $99.62 $2,092,070

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $72.6 $1,524,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.15 $381,125
Architectural Fees 6% $4.36 $91,470
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $95.1 $1,997,095
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 Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $76.67 $1,610,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.17 $402,500
Architectural Fees 6% $4.6 $96,600
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $100.43 $2,109,100
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $70.64 $1,483,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.66 $370,875
Architectural Fees 6% $4.24 $89,010
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $92.54 $1,943,385

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $76 $1,596,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19 $399,000
Architectural Fees 6% $4.56 $95,760
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $99.56 $2,090,760
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $70.12 $1,472,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.53 $368,125
Architectural Fees 6% $4.21 $88,350
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $91.86 $1,928,975

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