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Car Dealership Construction Costs - Willmar, Minnesota

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a car dealership for Willmar, Minnesota. 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: Willmar, MN
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 $63.9 $1,342,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.98 $335,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.83 $80,520
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $83.72 $1,758,020
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $58.93 $1,237,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.73 $309,375
Architectural Fees 6% $3.54 $74,250
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $77.2 $1,621,125

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $63.52 $1,334,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.88 $333,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.81 $80,040
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $83.22 $1,747,540
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $58.33 $1,225,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.58 $306,250
Architectural Fees 6% $3.5 $73,500
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $76.42 $1,604,750

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $66.95 $1,406,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.74 $351,500
Architectural Fees 6% $4.02 $84,360
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $87.71 $1,841,860
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $61.71 $1,296,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.43 $324,000
Architectural Fees 6% $3.7 $77,760
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $80.85 $1,697,760

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $58.79 $1,234,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.7 $308,625
Architectural Fees 6% $3.53 $74,070
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $77.01 $1,617,195
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $53.95 $1,133,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $13.49 $283,250
Architectural Fees 6% $3.24 $67,980
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $70.68 $1,484,230

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $62.55 $1,313,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.64 $328,375
Architectural Fees 6% $3.75 $78,810
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $81.94 $1,720,685
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $57.62 $1,210,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.4 $302,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.46 $72,600
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $75.48 $1,585,100

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $62.05 $1,303,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.51 $325,750
Architectural Fees 6% $3.72 $78,180
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $81.28 $1,706,930
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $57.24 $1,202,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.31 $300,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.43 $72,120
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $74.98 $1,574,620

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