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For buildings of the same name in other Tropico games, see Garage.

Garages provide Tropicans with transportation, so they don't have to walk everywhere. It is also a workplace for Teamsters, which transport goods around the island.


Pollution is almost non-existant, so it is unlikey to generate a trash receptical. Nearby buildings/people may cast off trash which probably gets collected somehow if within a garbage dump's area.

In-Game Text


"When a citizen needs a transport, he goes to a Garage and miraculously reappears as a car to travel to his destination. Miracles do happen in Tropico."


"Provides vehicles to citizens and tourists."


Place close to housing, workplaces, and frequented service buildings. Distance from the garage doors to Housing egresses effect the 'appeal' factor of Tropican Housing decisions. Housing not close enough(~100+ feet) to a Garage may require lower 'rent' to attract tenants. Housing Quality and proximity to a Tropicans workplace also play roles in the 'appeal' factor. Other buidings proximity are mostly irrelivant as Tropicans/Tourists will use the nearest Garage Door or walk depending on the distances involved to their destination. A Tropican that is walking long distances is going to be less productive.

Tropico 3 Buildings
Housing Apartment BlockBunkhouseCondominiumCountry HouseHouseMansionShackShantyTenement
Food & Resources FarmFisherman's WharfLogging CampMarketplaceMineOil WellRanch
Industry CanneryCigar FactoryFurniture FactoryJewelry FactoryLumber MillOil RefineryRum DistilleryWeapons FactoryA
Tourism AirportUBeach VillaBungalowHotelLuxury HotelMotelSkyscraper HotelUTourist Dock
Attractions Balloon RideAUBeach SiteBotanical GardenUEthnic EnclaveMarinaAPoolSouvenir ShopSpaTour OfficeUZoo
Entertainment CabaretCasinoChildhood MuseumFerris WheelAGourmet RestaurantMovie TheaterNight ClubPubRestaurantSports Complex
Infrastructure Construction OfficeDockElectric SubstationGarageGarbage DumpAPower PlantTeamster's OfficeWind Turbine
Government ArmoryArmy BaseBankDiplomatic MinistryUGuard StationImmigration OfficeUNuclear ProgramAUPolice StationPrison
Human Services CathedralChurchClinicCollegeGrade SchoolAHigh SchoolHospitalNewspaperRadio StationTV Station
Landmarks & Beauty Christ the SaviorUEternal FlameUFountainsGardensGolden StatueUMiscellaneousRadar DishScenic OutlookStatuesTrees
Special Aid CampUAncient RuinsUPalaceUSecret PoliceU
A: Requires Absolute PowerU: Unique Building