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Car Dealership Construction Costs - Sunbury, Pennsylvania

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a car dealership for Sunbury, Pennsylvania. 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: Sunbury, PA
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 $66.64 $1,399,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.66 $349,875
Architectural Fees 6% $4 $83,970
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $87.3 $1,833,345
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $61.45 $1,290,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.36 $322,625
Architectural Fees 6% $3.69 $77,430
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $80.5 $1,690,555

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $66.26 $1,391,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.57 $347,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.98 $83,490
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $86.8 $1,822,865
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $60.86 $1,278,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.21 $319,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.65 $76,680
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $79.72 $1,674,180

Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick with Concrete Block Back-up / 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 $64.31 $1,350,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.08 $337,625
Architectural Fees 6% $3.86 $81,030
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $84.25 $1,769,155

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $61.43 $1,290,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.36 $322,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.69 $77,400
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $80.47 $1,689,900
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $56.38 $1,184,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.1 $296,000
Architectural Fees 6% $3.38 $71,040
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $73.86 $1,551,040

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $65.24 $1,370,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.31 $342,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.91 $82,200
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $85.46 $1,794,700
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $60.12 $1,262,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.03 $315,625
Architectural Fees 6% $3.61 $75,750
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $78.76 $1,653,875

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $64.74 $1,359,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.18 $339,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.88 $81,570
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $84.81 $1,780,945
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $59.71 $1,254,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.93 $313,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.58 $75,240
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $78.23 $1,642,740

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