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Car Dealership Construction Costs - Pittsfield, Massachusetts

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a car dealership for Pittsfield, 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: Pittsfield, 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 $71.98 $1,511,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.99 $377,875
Architectural Fees 6% $4.32 $90,690
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $94.29 $1,980,065
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $66.38 $1,394,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.6 $348,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.98 $83,640
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $86.96 $1,826,140

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $72.14 $1,515,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.04 $378,750
Architectural Fees 6% $4.33 $90,900
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $94.51 $1,984,650
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $66.29 $1,392,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.57 $348,000
Architectural Fees 6% $3.98 $83,520
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $86.83 $1,823,520

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $75.57 $1,587,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.89 $396,750
Architectural Fees 6% $4.53 $95,220
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $99 $2,078,970
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $69.67 $1,463,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.42 $365,750
Architectural Fees 6% $4.18 $87,780
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $91.26 $1,916,530

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $66.55 $1,397,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.64 $349,375
Architectural Fees 6% $3.99 $83,850
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $87.18 $1,830,725
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $61.12 $1,283,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.28 $320,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.67 $77,010
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $80.07 $1,681,385

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $70.36 $1,477,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.59 $369,375
Architectural Fees 6% $4.22 $88,650
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $92.17 $1,935,525
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $64.83 $1,361,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.21 $340,375
Architectural Fees 6% $3.89 $81,690
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $84.93 $1,783,565

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $69.76 $1,465,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.44 $366,250
Architectural Fees 6% $4.19 $87,900
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $91.39 $1,919,150
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $64.38 $1,352,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.1 $338,000
Architectural Fees 6% $3.86 $81,120
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $84.34 $1,771,120

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