How Much Does a Shop Fit-Out Cost? A Comprehensive Guide

A man in an orange hard hat is working on an electrical panel as part of a shop fit-out project.

How Much Does A Shop Fit-Out Cost? A Comprehensive Guide

When it comes to setting up a new shop or renovating an existing one, one of the most pressing questions is, “How much will the fit-out cost?” The answer isn’t straightforward, as several factors come into play, such as the size of the shop, location, and the level of customisation you desire. At Uncommon Electricians, we’ve been involved in various commercial projects, including shop fit-outs, and we understand the intricacies involved. This blog post aims to shed light on the costs associated with a shop fit-out, drawing from both our expertise and information available online.

Factors Affecting Shop Fit-Out Costs


The location of your shop can significantly impact the cost. For instance, shop fittings in Queensland cost around $75/hr, according to Access Projects & Construction.

Size and Scope

The size of your shop and the scope of the fit-out will also determine the overall cost. The price can start anywhere from $55,000 to $155,000, as mentioned by Modern Shopfitters.


Signwriting can cost between a couple of hundred dollars to several thousand dollars, depending on the complexity and materials used, as noted by Oneflare.

Electrical Work

At Uncommon Electricians, we offer a range of commercial electrical services, including shop fit-outs. Our services include safety inspections, emergency lighting, safety switch testing, and routine maintenance. The cost for these services varies depending on the project’s complexity.

Tips to Save on Fit-Out Costs

1. Plan Ahead
 Proper planning can help you avoid costly errors and stoppages.
2. Compare Quotes
Always get multiple quotes from different service providers to ensure you’re getting the best deal.
3. Opt for Energy-Efficient Solutions
 Investing in energy-efficient lighting and appliances can save you money in the long run.The cost of a shop fit-out can vary widely based on several factors. It’s crucial to plan carefully and consult professionals to get an accurate estimate. If you’re in the Ipswich, Greater Springfield, or Brisbane West area and need assistance with your shop fit-out, don’t hesitate to give us a call at Uncommon Electricians. We offer upfront pricing and unbeatable customer service.


Feel free to reach out to us for any electrical needs related to your shop fit-out. We’re here to make the process as smooth as possible for you.


Corey from Uncommon Electricians

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