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# Calculation of construction cost

Sample project
10 Marla house construction cost (250 sq.yd)
Covered area 3400 sq.ft
Item wise per square foot cost calculations

## Bricks 220 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:
220 Rs x 3400 sq.ft=748000 Rs
Brick price =8.5 Rs per piece
Quantity =748000/8.5 = 88000 bricks
Crush 60 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
60 Rs x 3400 sq.ft=204000 Rs
Crush price =70 Rs per c.ft
Quantity =204000/70 = 2915 c.ft
Cement 175 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
175 Rs x 3400 sq.ft=595000 Rs
Cement price =550 Rs/50kg bag
Quantity =595000/550 = 1082 bags
Steel 175 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
175 Rs x 3400 sq.ft=595000 Rs
Steel price =80 Rs/kg or 80000R s/ton
Quantity =595000/80 = 7437 kg or 7.4 tons
Sand 35 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
35 Rs x 3400 sq.ft=119000 Rs
Sand price =25 Rs/c.ft
Quantity =119000/25 = 4760 c.ft
Labor contractor 260 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
260 Rs x 3400 sq.ft = 884000 Rs
Steel fixer 10 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
10 Rs x 3400 sq.ft = 34000 Rs
Plumbing contractor 15 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
15 Rs x 3400 sq.ft = 51000 Rs
Electric contractor 15 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
15 Rs x 3400 sq.ft = 51000 Rs

Other items
Electricity items 20 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
20 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 68000 Rs
Plumbing items 45 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
45 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 153000 Rs
Earth fill/Bharti 26 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
26 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 88400 Rs
Brick Tile 10 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
10 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 34000 Rs
Guard Salary 20 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
20 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 68000 Rs
Brick Ballast/Rorhi/Gravel 13 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
13 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 44200 Rs
AC Copper pipe 9 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
9 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 30600 Rs
Bitumen 4 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
4 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 13600 Rs
Electricity items 20 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
20 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 68000 Rs
Polythene sheet 3 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
3 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 10200 Rs
Mud 3 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
3 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 10200 Rs
Chips Aggregate 4 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
4 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 13600 Rs
Taxes 5 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
5 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 17000 Rs
Electricity bills 5 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
5 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 17000 Rs
Water boring 4 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
4 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 13600 Rs
Anti termite spray 4 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
4 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 13600 Rs
Random expenditures 10 Rs/sq.ft
Calculation:
10 Rs x 3400 sq.ft= 34000 Rs
Let us see what will be the total cost of Grey structure:
Total
Cost per approximate
S# Item
sq.ft price(Pak
Rs)
1 Bricks 220 748000
2 Crush 60 204000
3 Cement 175 595000
4 Steel 175 595000
5 Sand 35 119000
6 Labor Cont 260 884000
7 Steel fixer 10 34000
8 Plumbing 15 51000
9 Electric 15 51000
10 Electric items 20 68000
11 Plumbing items 45 153000
12 Earth fill 26 88400
13 Brick tile 10 34000
14 Guard salary 20 68000
15 Brick ballast 13 44200
16 AC pipe 9 30600
17 Bitumen 4 13600
18 Polythene sheet 3 10200
19 Mud 3 10200
20 Chips 4 13600
21 Taxes 5 17000
22 Electric bills 5 17000
23 Boring 4 13600
24 Anti termite 4 13600
25 Random 10 34000

## In case your house is not 10 marla:

Usual
House size Covered Total cost
(marla) Areas(sq.ft (Pak Rs)
)
5 1800 2,070,000
8 2900 3,335,000
20 5300 6,095,000
Disclaimer:
-Possible ±5% Variation is possible in cost shown in video
-Rates applicable on Brick structures only
-Add Rs 100-150 for frame structure construction
-Skills required to achieve this cost:
-Past construction experience
-Quality & honest labor
-Labor management skills
-Quality, timely & cost effective material procurement
-Factors such as construction inexperience, unusual
covered areas, frequent wear & tears, fraudulent labor
etc can effect this cost figure
-Hire professional company which will add a figure of 150 Rs/sq.ft
maximum as margin.
-Basement grey structure will cost minimum 1800 Rs/sq.ft (Basement costing article can be found in
blogs section)