BASEMENT Construction Cost grey structure

BASEMENT Construction Cost grey structure

Basement Construction cost, Costing & budgeting for grey structure BASEMENT construction of dream house

After discussing construction cost of normal grey structure and finishing in Episode 3 and Episode 4, Team Overc’s in its latest episode will guide its viewers about basement construction cost and costing/budgeting for BASEMENT grey structure of house. Our team has calculated estimated per square foot figures for different materials required during BASEMENT grey structure construction of a house.

Basement construction cost GREY STRUCTURE

Construction contract type: Labor rate contract

Construction grade: A grade compliance to all technical & engineering specifications

Sample project: Covered area 1000 sq.ft

 

Item wise per square foot cost calculations

Bricks 42 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

42 Rs x 1000 sq.ft=42000 Rs

Brick price           =8.5 Rs per piece

Quantity              =42000/8.5 = 4941 bricks

                                   

Crush 174 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

174 Rs x 1000 sq.ft=174000 Rs

Crush price       =70 Rs per c.ft

Quantity            =174000/70 = 2485 c.ft

Cement 297 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

297 Rs x 1000 sq.ft=297000 Rs

Cement price       =550 Rs/50kg bag

Quantity              =297000/550 = 540 bags

Steel 440 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

440 Rs x 1000 sq.ft=440000 Rs

Steel price           =80 Rs/kg or 80000R s/ton

Quantity              =440000/80 = 5500 kg or 5.5 tons

Sand 75 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

75 Rs x 1000 sq.ft=75000 Rs

Sand price         =25 Rs/c.ft

Quantity             =75000/25 = 3000 c.ft

Gravel 20 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

20 Rs x 1000 sq.ft=20000 Rs

Gravel price      =35 Rs/c.ft

Quantity             =20000/35 = 571 c.ft

Labor contractor 425 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

425 Rs x 1000 sq.ft = 425000 Rs

Steel fixer 30 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

30 Rs x 1000 sq.ft = 30000 Rs

Plumbing contractor 15 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

15 Rs x 1000 sq.ft = 15000 Rs

Electric contractor 15 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

15 Rs x 1000 sq.ft = 15000 Rs

Other items

Electricity items 20 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

20 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 20000 Rs

Plumbing items 45 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

45 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 45000 Rs

Water stopper 12 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

12 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 12000 Rs

Water proofing 30 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

30 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 30000 Rs

Anti termite spray 10 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

10 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 10000 Rs

Guard Salary 20 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

20 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 20000 Rs

Excavation 35 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

35 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 35000 Rs

Bitumen 14 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

14 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 14000 Rs

Polythene sheet 6 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

6 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 6000 Rs

Taxes 8 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

8 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 8000 Rs

Electricity bills 10 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

10 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 10000 Rs

Random expenditures 42 Rs/sq.ft

Calculation:

42 Rs x 1000 sq.ft= 42000 Rs

Let us see what will be the total cost of Basement Grey structure:

 

S#ItemCost per sq.ftTotal approximate price(Pak Rs)
1Bricks4242000
2Crush174174000
3Cement297297000
4Steel440440000
5Sand7575000
6Labor Cont425425000
7Steel fixer3030000
8Plumbing1515000
9Electric1515000
10Electric items2020000
11Plumbing items4545000
12Guard salary2020000
13Gravel2020000
14Water stopper1212000
15Bitumen1414000
16Polythene sheet66000
17Water proofing3030000
18Taxes88000
19Electric bills1010000
20Anti termite1010000
21Excavation3535000
22Random4242000
 
 TOTAL COST17851,785,000

In case your basement is huge, overall per square feet cost figure can be less and vice versa

Disclaimer:

-Possible ±5% Variation is possible in basement construction cost shown in video

-Soil testing and piling if required in certain parts of countries shall be extra cost and not mentioned in these calculations

-Skills required to achieve this cost:

Past 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 construction methods for which this costing is based upon have been explained in detailed video field guides of team overcs having following links:

Episode 2: Marking & Excavation https://youtu.be/VsAMjfzy9LI

Episode 3: R.C.C Basement bed https://youtu.be/gn5trXQCyfo

Episode 4: R.C.C retaining walls https://youtu.be/Vh2bXk3E__Q

Episode 5: Water proofing & slab https://youtu.be/rn66GmCL8Bo

About The Author

Mohsin Munir
Holding a degree in BS EE (Electrical engineering) and astounding knowledge of house construction business since 2010, wide experience and relevant expertise in the construction business. Believe in research based strategy while holding a distinguished position in the construction market. Started at a small scale in 2010 and recognised among the top builders and contractors in Pakistan now, especially among the expatriates and overseas Pakistanis who always trusted in our commitment and services.

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