Construction Cost Estimates for Convenience Store in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a convenience store using US National Average costs from 2013 RSMeans cost data. Costs are derived from a building model that assumes basic components, using union labor for a 4000 square foot building.

Scope differences and market conditions can cause costs to vary significantly. To see an estimate of the costs to build a convenience store in a specific city or metropolitan area, go to our index of convenience store models by state.

NOTE: This cost estimate uses 2013 RSMeans data. A more accurate estimate using current RSMeans cost data is available on RSMeans Online - our online cost estimating tool.

Convenience Store Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 1
Story Height (L.F.): 12.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 4000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Convenience Store Square Foot Cost Assuming Face Brick Veneer / Wood Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $94.00 $376,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $23.50 $94,000
Architectural Fees 7% $8.22 $32,900
Total Building Cost $125.72 $502,900
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $86.00 $344,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $21.50 $86,000
Architectural Fees 7% $7.53 $30,100
Total Building Cost $115.03 $460,100

Convenience Store Square Foot Cost Assuming Metal Sandwich Panel / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Convenience Store Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Convenience Store Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Bearing Walls

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Convenience Store Square Foot Cost Assuming Stucco on Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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Convenience Store Square Foot Cost Assuming Wood Siding / Wood Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
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