Construction Cost Estimates for Laundromat in National, US

The following analysis estimates the cost to build a laundromat 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 3000 square foot building.

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

Laundromat Construction Cost Assumptions
Location: US National Average
Stories: 1
Story Height (L.F.): 12.00
Floor Area (S.F.): 3000
Basement Included: No
Data Release: Year 2013

Laundromat Square Foot Cost Assuming Decorative Concrete Block / Steel Frame

Cost Estimate (Union Labor) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $169.50 $508,500
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $42.38 $127,100
Architectural Fees 7% $14.83 $44,500
Total Building Cost $226.71 $680,100
Cost Estimate (Open Shop) % of Total Cost Per SF Cost
Total $158.67 $476,000
Contractor Fees (GC,Overhead,Profit) 25% $39.67 $119,000
Architectural Fees 7% $13.88 $41,700
Total Building Cost $212.22 $636,700

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

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

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Laundromat Square Foot Cost Assuming Metal Sandwich Panel / Steel Frame

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Laundromat Square Foot Cost Assuming Precast Concrete Panel / Bearing Walls

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