When it comes down to it, you could probably make a burger yourself. But you’re willing to pay a premium: a small markup for convenience if you find you’re suddenly ravenous while out running errands, a bigger markup for an experience to wow your date. If you’re having a restaurant built, on the other hand, that’s an expert job you likely can’t perform alone.
Construction is a rip-off
The common perception among buyers embarking on a construction project is: “Why does it cost so much more than I expected?” If you’ve asked yourself this, whether or not you were star-gazing at the time, you’re not alone in the universe.