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Car Dealership Construction Costs - Martinsburg, West Virginia

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a car dealership for Martinsburg, West Virginia. 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: Martinsburg, WV
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 $63.6 $1,335,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.9 $333,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.82 $80,130
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $83.31 $1,749,505
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $58.64 $1,231,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.66 $307,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.52 $73,890
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $76.82 $1,613,265

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $63.33 $1,330,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.83 $332,500
Architectural Fees 6% $3.8 $79,800
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $82.97 $1,742,300
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $58.17 $1,221,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.54 $305,375
Architectural Fees 6% $3.49 $73,290
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $76.2 $1,600,165

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $66.6 $1,398,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $16.65 $349,625
Architectural Fees 6% $4 $83,910
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $87.24 $1,832,035
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $61.38 $1,289,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.35 $322,250
Architectural Fees 6% $3.68 $77,340
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $80.41 $1,688,590

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $58.67 $1,232,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.67 $308,000
Architectural Fees 6% $3.52 $73,920
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $76.85 $1,613,920
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $53.88 $1,131,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $13.47 $282,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.23 $67,890
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $70.58 $1,482,265

Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $62.26 $1,307,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.57 $326,875
Architectural Fees 6% $3.74 $78,450
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $81.56 $1,712,825
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $57.36 $1,204,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.34 $301,125
Architectural Fees 6% $3.44 $72,270
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $75.14 $1,577,895

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

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $61.76 $1,297,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $15.44 $324,250
Architectural Fees 6% $3.71 $77,820
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $80.91 $1,699,070
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $56.98 $1,196,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $14.24 $299,125
Architectural Fees 6% $3.42 $71,790
User Fees 0% $0 $0
Total Building Cost $74.64 $1,567,415

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