Construction Cost Estimating

Car Dealership Construction Costs - Barrie, Ontario

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a car dealership for Barrie, Ontario. 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: Barrie, ON
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 $78.71 $1,653,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.68 $413,250
Architectural Fees 6% $4.72 $99,180
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $103.12 $2,165,430
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $72.55 $1,523,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.14 $380,875
Architectural Fees 6% $4.35 $91,410
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $95.04 $1,995,785

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $78.71 $1,653,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.68 $413,250
Architectural Fees 6% $4.72 $99,180
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $103.12 $2,165,430
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $72.29 $1,518,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.07 $379,500
Architectural Fees 6% $4.34 $91,080
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $94.69 $1,988,580

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $82.62 $1,735,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $20.65 $433,750
Architectural Fees 6% $4.96 $104,100
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $108.23 $2,272,850
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $76.1 $1,598,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.02 $399,500
Architectural Fees 6% $4.57 $95,880
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $99.68 $2,093,380

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $72.67 $1,526,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $18.17 $381,500
Architectural Fees 6% $4.36 $91,560
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $95.19 $1,999,060
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $66.69 $1,400,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.67 $350,125
Architectural Fees 6% $4 $84,030
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $87.36 $1,834,655

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $76.98 $1,616,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.24 $404,125
Architectural Fees 6% $4.62 $96,990
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $100.84 $2,117,615
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $70.88 $1,488,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $17.72 $372,125
Architectural Fees 6% $4.25 $89,310
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $92.85 $1,949,935

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $76.33 $1,603,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $19.08 $400,750
Architectural Fees 6% $4.58 $96,180
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $100 $2,099,930
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % 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

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