I have never seen this topic posted...

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Prime Seasons, Nov 29, 2000.

  1. Prime Seasons

    Prime Seasons LawnSite Member
    Posts: 57

    I just happened to think of this last night. Most start out in a small shed or shop and then work for bigger & better everything. Well I wondered are gross profits proportional to shop square footage?

    Last season I was in a smaller shop and grossed $65.10/sq ft. This year, in my new & bigger shop, I have grossed $51.97/sq ft. Prime Seasons increased business by about 35% from last year so the numbers are really just nonsense i.e. for fun...

    Don't tell us what your sq footage or gross profit is, just how much you earned per sq ft.

  2. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
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  3. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,028

    46.86 give or take a few.
  4. Ocutter

    Ocutter LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 314

    About 58.88 per s.f.
  5. Skookum

    Skookum LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 675

    1998 - $250.00 per sq ft
    1999 - $166.00 per sq ft
    2000 - $125.00 per sq ft
  6. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,446

    I need a bigger shop!

    ($208.00/sq. ft. - including office)
  7. paul

    paul Lawnsite Addict
    Posts: 1,625

    Lazer, I'm with you bigger shop needed. :)
  8. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,446

    Well, hokey smokes, paul!

    In that case, I need more work!
  9. paul

    paul Lawnsite Addict
    Posts: 1,625

    Just need a bigger shop, like to find a 1 acre parcle with a 5,000 sq. ft. shop on it, running out of room for equipment inside mine.
  10. $ 269.00 includes shop and secure storage, not vehicles.

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