Building and operating a gas station is a dream for some people and with good reason. They are known to be extremely profitable because they sell something that almost everyone uses, that being gasoline. Add on the fact that they usually also sell snack foods and other sundries and it definitely sounds like a no-lose proposition. Here are some basic facts one should think about before they begin the actual process of gas station engineering california
If the gas station is going to branded with the logo of a major gasoline brand, there will be certain things that will be key in their decision to allow or disallow the construction. Here are the most common ones:
1. The exclusivity of the area in question. Is there a high supply and demand that is just waiting to be exploited? This will probably be the biggest factor in their decision for obvious reasons. If there is no demand for gasoline in the area, there is no sense in building a gas station.
2. As far as traffic goes, major companies will want to see approximately 18,000 to 20,000 automobiles passing by the gas station each and every day. Obviously if the area is quite rural this number would vary but they will use a formula to extrapolate the number inward to come up with a realistic number that the station will have to see to remain solvent.
3. Most major companies want the gas station to be visible from at least a third of a mile away. This will provide maximum exposure to increase business at a sustainble level.
These are just a few of the criteria which need to be met to qualify for a branded gas station construction project go-ahead. Others will exist but depend on the brand.