House construction cost in detail
House construction cost is always the combination of grey structure cost and finishing cost. Construction of home structure is known as grey structure and amount paid to build grey structure is known as grey structure cost. Grey structure includes erecting walls, roof work, plastering and preparation of floors. Whereas finishing work includes the works like tile fixing, woodwork, false ceiling and interior and exterior finishing. Cost paid for finishing work is known as finishing cost.
Grey structure cost per square foot
Per square feet cost of grey structure is Rs. 1350-1800 per square foot. The variation is due to the type of structure you want to build. Simple structure will cost Rs. 1350 per square foot, whereas detailed structures with arches and extra beams will cost Rs. 1800 per square foot.
Finishing cost per square foot
Per square feet cost of finishing is Rs. 1150-2200. The variation is due to the type of finishing you chose for your home. Normal finished will cost Rs. 1150 per square foot, whereas expensive or imported finishes will cost Rs. 2200 per square foot.
Total house building cost
Total construction cost to build a house is in the range from 2500-4000 Pak Rupees per square foot. This variation depends on the type of structure you want to build and finishes you choose for your home.
Construction cost of a house in detail
The table below shows the work stages to build a home and prices to complete each work type. Table also shows the percentage cost of each work type.
Price table for home construction (Showing normal 5 Marla house construction cost)
Covered area = 1800 sq ft
Construction rate = Rs. 2500/- per sq ft
|Work Type||% of total work||Rs. Per sq. ft. for 1800 sq. ft. home (5 Marla)|
|Brickwork / walls||25%||Rs. 1,125,000/-|
|Wood work||15%||Rs. 675,000/-|
|Sanitary + Electrification||12%||Rs. 540,000/-|
- Construction cost in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Gwadar, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Peshawar, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Abbottabad, Bahawalpur, Quetta, Sargodha, Hyderabad Sindh, Sahiwal, Jhelum, Gujrat Pakistan, Sheikhupura, Kasur and other cities of Pakistan varies due to variation in construction material rates.
- Construction costs / rates in this blog are updated regularly (last updated on 10-03-2017).