There’s a lot more to starting up a gas station than finding a vacant property and stocking up on gasoline tanks: each step requires careful forethought and planning. Here are the top considerations you should make when putting your station together.
Decide Where to Set Up Shop
The most lucrative locations for gas stations, of course, have large amounts of traffic, especially during peak hours. Study the area and discover which roads are the most frequented. If you’re still not sure, ask the locals, or use consult traffic tracking web sites and apps.
Get it Made the Quality Way
The best way to avoid problems down the line is a strong foundation from the start. Get an architect who’s licensed, well-rated and preferably specializes in gas station construction. A good one may even help you shave costs when the station’s actually being built.