Construction Cost Estimating

Car Dealership Construction Costs - Giddings, Texas

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a car dealership for Giddings, Texas. 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: Giddings, TX
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 $49.31 $1,035,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $12.33 $258,875
Architectural Fees 6% $2.96 $62,130
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $64.6 $1,356,505
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $45.48 $955,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $11.37 $238,750
Architectural Fees 6% $2.73 $57,300
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $59.57 $1,251,050

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $48.86 $1,026,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $12.21 $256,500
Architectural Fees 6% $2.93 $61,560
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $64 $1,344,060
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $44.88 $942,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $11.22 $235,625
Architectural Fees 6% $2.69 $56,550
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $58.79 $1,234,675

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $51.6 $1,083,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $12.9 $270,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.1 $65,010
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $67.59 $1,419,385
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $47.57 $999,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $11.89 $249,750
Architectural Fees 6% $2.85 $59,940
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $62.32 $1,308,690

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $45.31 $951,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $11.33 $237,875
Architectural Fees 6% $2.72 $57,090
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $59.36 $1,246,465
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $41.57 $873,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $10.39 $218,250
Architectural Fees 6% $2.49 $52,380
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $54.46 $1,143,630

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $48.29 $1,014,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $12.07 $253,500
Architectural Fees 6% $2.9 $60,840
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $63.25 $1,328,340
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $44.48 $934,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $11.12 $233,500
Architectural Fees 6% $2.67 $56,040
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $58.26 $1,223,540

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $47.9 $1,006,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $11.98 $251,500
Architectural Fees 6% $2.87 $60,360
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $62.76 $1,317,860
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $44.19 $928,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $11.05 $232,000
Architectural Fees 6% $2.65 $55,680
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $57.89 $1,215,680

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