## 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

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# Item Cost per sq.ft Total approximate price(Pak Rs) 1 Bricks 42 42000 2 Crush 174 174000 3 Cement 297 297000 4 Steel 440 440000 5 Sand 75 75000 6 Labor Cont 425 425000 7 Steel fixer 30 30000 8 Plumbing 15 15000 9 Electric 15 15000 10 Electric items 20 20000 11 Plumbing items 45 45000 12 Guard salary 20 20000 13 Gravel 20 20000 14 Water stopper 12 12000 15 Bitumen 14 14000 16 Polythene sheet 6 6000 17 Water proofing 30 30000 18 Taxes 8 8000 19 Electric bills 10 10000 20 Anti termite 10 10000 21 Excavation 35 35000 22 Random 42 42000 TOTAL COST 1785 1,785,000

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

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.

• Anas shah on May 24, 2018

Assalam alaikum !

Sir, How much does it cost to 2625 sq.ft basement gray structure (no room,wash,etc) only whole hall area for godown. Thanks

• Wajid on January 17, 2018

Dear Mohsin

is it 5 marla double story gray structure cost ?

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