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Construction Cost of a 5 Marla Houses in Bahria Town Lahore

Construction Cost of a 5 Marla Houses in Bahria Town Lahore

Starting construction of 5 Marla house in Bahria Town Lahore requires smart planning. We all need to choose the best construction material, hire a good team of laborers, and work on the design and proper layout plan. Also, planning our finances and budget management is very much important.

To calculate the construction cost of a 5 Marla house in any locality we usually divide all the development process in two major parts.

Cost of Building a Grey Structure of 5 Marla House in Bahria Town Lahore

Finishing Cost of 5 Marla House in Bahria Town Lahore

Let’s discuss them in details one by one:

Construction Cost of 5 Marla House (Grey Structure)

Item Quantity Rate (PKR) Cost (PKR)
Bricks, Sand, Crush  and Rori 794, 0000
Bricks Awwal 50,000 11.5 575,000
Sand Ravi 3,150 20/c.ft. 63,000
Sand Chenab  (Plaster) 700 35/c. ft. 24,500
Crush Margalla (Lintel/Lenter) 900 75/c. ft. 67,500
Crush Sargodha (Floor) 600 65/c. ft. 39,000
Rori ——— —————- 25,000
Cement, Kassu, and Rebar 624,875
Cement (DG, Maple, Best way) 525 495/bag 259,875
Rebar 60 Grade 3 ton/3000kg 105/kg 315,000
Kassu 50,000
Labour 721, 875
Labour 1,925 375/sq. ft. 721, 875
Plumbing and Wiring 145,000
Plumbing (TP/Popular) 80,000
Wiring (GM) 65,000
Grills, Gate and Chougat 171,000
Chougat Steel 54,000
Grills 190/sq. ft. 57,000
Gate 800/sq. ft. 60,000
Others 31,500
Termite Spray (FMC Biflex) 19,500
Tank (TP) 12,000
Total Cost 2, 488,250

 

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Labor Cost

In Pakistan, labor cost is usually calculated per sq. ft. rate. For a double-storey unit of 5 Marla in 2020, labors will charge you around PKR375 per sq.ft. So, to construct your 5 Marla dreams home, you will need to pay the labor cost approximately PKR 721, 875.

Bricks, Sand, Crush and Rori

The use high-quality construction material while building your dream house in Bahria Town Lahore is very much important. On the other hand, having the exact quantity of the required material is also essential. So, before moving ahead, you need to have the complete estimate of bricks used for construction.

To complete a beautiful 5 Marla double-storey house, you will need around 50,000 bricks. The current market rate per brick of the Awwal category is PKR11.5. So, the total cost of these bricks will be PKR 575,000.

Let’s count and calculate the quantity and quality of Sand which is another most essential material for house construction.

While building a grey structure of 5 Marla house in Bahria Town Lahore, you would need around 3,150 cubic feet of Ravi sand is used at the rate of PKR 20 per cubic feet. The total cost of the Sand will be around PKR 63,000.

The prices for the Sand of river Chenab is slightly high as the quality is also better. So, here you would need 700 cubic feet of Chenab sand at the rate of PKR 35, taking the total to PKR 24,500.

Crush and Rori

When it comes to building the base of any house, crush and gravel (Bajri) hold significant importance. Margalla Crush/bajri is used in building the roof of the house.

You would need around 900 cubic ft. of Margalla Bajri at the rate of PKR 75, making the total to PKR 67,500 c.ft.

Moreover, the Sargodha gravel is also used to build the floor of the house at the rate of PKR 65. To construct a double-storey 5 Marla house, you would need 6000 c.ft. of Sargodha gravel so you must have PKR 65,000 in the budget. Rori costs around PKR 25,000 will also be required to construct the grey structure of 5 Marla house in Bahria Town Lahore.

So, the total cost for Bricks, Sand, Crush, and Rori will be around PKR 794000.

Cement, Kassu and Rebar

Kassu is used for filling up the base of the plots. It is a mixture of half Sand and half mitti (clay). So, you would need around PKR 50,000 worth of Kassu to build the foundation of your 5 Marla house in Bahria Town Lahore.

Another important construction material is cement.  You would need around 525 cement bags at the rate of PKR 495 for building your dream 5 Marla double-storey house. The total cost of cement used for it will be PKR 259,875.

To add strength and durability to a house, we use Rebar (sarya). Rebar of 60 grade with a quantity of 3 tons is used to build the grey structure of a house. The current rate per kg of Rebar is PKR 105. Since you’d have to use 3 tons for this project, the total cost of sarya used in the construction of a 5 Marla house would be PKR 315,000.

So, the total cost of Cement, Kassu and Rebar will be around PKR 624,875

Plumbing and Wiring

It is very important to estimate the cost of plumbing and wiring while building a grey structure of a house. According to our estimate, you would need to keep a budget of PKR 80,000 in your hands. You can use this budget on setting up the proper drainage system as well as for proper wiring for electrical appliances.

Also, this budget of eighty thousand is inclusive of the cost of material and the fees of the plumber and electrician.

Grills, Gate and Chougat Steel

The most important material for building the house’s foundation is steel. Moreover, Chougat Steel is used to construct the door frames. To build the steel door frames, we advised you to keep a budget of around PKR 54,000.

The main gate of the house while constructing a house of 5 Marla, would cost you PKR 800 per sq. ft. The cost incurred on installing a gate would be PKR 60,000. To ensure the house safety, the placement of safety grills is important. So, here installing safety grills in the house would cost you PKR 57,000.

So, the total cost of Grills, Gate, and Chougat Steel will be around PKR 171,000.

Other Costs

Whenever constructing your house, don’t forget to control the termite infestation as it weakens the house’s foundation. Here you would need a termite spray that would cost you around PKR 19,500. A water storage tank is also required and that will cost you around PKR 18,000.

So, the cost of other important items while building a grey structure of a 5 Marla house is around PKR 31,500.

Now, the total grey structure cost for 5 Marla House in Bahria Town Lahore is PKR 2,488,250.

Let’s calculate the finishing cost of 5 Marla house in Bahria Town Lahore.

Finishing Cost of 5 Marla House in Bahria Town Lahore

Item Type Quantity Rate (PKR) Cost (PKR)
Tiles and Marbles 708,500
Tiles Floor Master 158 2,000 sq. meter. 316,000
Bath Tiles Master 65 1,500 sq. meter. 97,500
Terrace Master 18 1,500 sq. meter. 27,000
Garage Master 22 1,500 sq. meter. 33,000
Stair Marble Granite 75,000
Kitchen Shelves Marble Granite 30,000
Labour 130,000
Electrical 254,800
Lights, Chandelier, and Lamps China A+ 110,000
Fans Royal/GFC 11 5,500 60,500
Switch Boards OPAL 15 850 12,750
Power Plugs OPAL 18 475 8,550
Exhaust Fans Royal/GFC 6 2,500 15,000
Breakers/DB Schnieder 30,000
Electrician 18,000
Kitchen and Bath Accessories 294,000
Hood + Knob Signature 2 50,000 100,000
Sink 2 15,000 30,000
Vanity Set PORTA/MARACHI 5 9,000 27,000
Commodes PORTA/MARACHI 5 15,000 45,000
Bath Set MASTER 5 19,000 57,000
Bath Hangings MASTER 5 5,000 15,000
Plumber 20,000
Paint and Ceiling 437,250
Ceiling 1,650 65/sq. ft. 107,250
Rockwall/Exterior 30,000
Paint Master Paint 300,000
Windows and Mirrors 260,000
Windows Aluminum + Glass 175,000
Mirror 20,000
Staircase Railing 65,000
Woodwork 511,000
Doors Malaysian Ply + Semi Solid 135,000
Wardrobes High Glass Tectile 150,000
Kitchen Woodwork High Glass Tectile 150,000
LCD Rack High Glass Tectile 50,000
Door Handle Brass 26,000
Total Cost 2, 456,550

 

Tiles and Marble

The most preferred option while constructing a house in Bahria Town Lahore is Master Tiles.

Around 158 Master tiles are used in the flooring. This will cost you at the rate of PKR 2,000 per sq. meter. However, the tiles of the terrace, garage, and bathrooms are not included in this estimate. The total cost of flooring accumulates to PKR 316,000.

 

Around 18 Master Tiles are required for building a terrace of 5 Marla house in Bahria Town Lahore. It will cost you at the rate of PKR 1,500 per sq. meter making the total to PKR 27,000.

You would need 22 Master tiles at the rate of PKR 1,500 per sq. meter making the total cost to be PKR 33,00 for the car porch or garage of your house.

The labor cost for tiles would be around PKR 130,000

For the finishing of the staircase, you would need Marble and a budget of PKR 75,000 will be required for it.

Also, you would need a budget of PKR 30,000 as the Marble is also used for kitchen shelves and countertop.

So, the total cost for Tiles and Marble for building a 5 Marla luxurious house in Bahria Town Lahore will be around PKR 708,500.

Electrical Components

Switchboards and electrical wires are also the most important part of house construction. About 15 switchboards of OPAL switches and push buttons are used for this at the rate of PKR 850. The total cost of these electrical components will be around PKR 12,750. Moreover, the total cost for power plugs and sockets will be PKR 8,550.

Lamps, lights, and chandeliers of China A+ type would cost you PKR 110,000.

14 Royal/GFC fans in total would cost you PKR 77,000.

Total of 11 Fans will be required costing around 5, 500 per unit. So, you would need to keep a budget of PKR 60,500 for fans in hands.

Four exhaust fans will be used in the bathroom and 2 in the kitchen. So, you would need total of 6 exhaust fans. Since each unit cost around PKR 2,500, the total cost of these exhaust fans would be PKR 15,000. The cost of circuit breakers used in the house will be PKR 30,000.

Also, wires will be used for the installation of lamps, switchboards, and chandeliers in the house. These wires would approximately cost you around PKR 18,000.

So, the total cost for Electrical Components in a 5 Marla house will be PKR 254,800.

Kitchen and Bath Accessories

Beautiful fixtures in the kitchen and bathroom are also important to give your house a graceful look.

Two kitchen hoods will be installed in the house of 5 Marla as it will be constructed with two kitchens. Overall, you would need PKR 100,000 to set up the kitchen hood.

Similarly, two sinks would be installed where each unit costing PKR 15,000. The total cost of these sinks will be PKR 30,000.

Furthermore, there will be three washrooms in the house. So, everything will be multiplied by three times to calculate the finishing cost:

3 bath hangings, 3 Porta commodes, 3 Porta vanity sets, and 3 complete bath sets would be required for it.

Your plumber will charge you around PKR 20,000 as he would carry out all these tasks.

The Total Cost for Kitchen and Bath Accessories will be PKR 294,000.

Paint and Ceiling

To give a house a beautiful look, first, you will need a base coat and then the other layers of paint would be applied.

A professional painter will be required for it. The total cost of the paint by Master Paints, including the painter’s fee is estimated to be around PKR 300,000.

Rockwall exteriors are trending these days. So, the Rockwall will cost you around PKR 30,000.

Furthermore, the ceilings of a 5 Marla house in Bahria Town Lahore would cost you PKR 65 per sq. ft taking the total to PKR 107,250.

Here the total cost for Paint and Ceiling of your dream house will be around PKR 437,250.

Windows and Mirrors

For windows, we would require glass and aluminum. The estimated cost of aluminum windows and glass is PKR 175,750. Also, a budget of PKR 30,000 would be required for house mirrors.  However, the staircase railing would cost you around PKR 65,000.

So, the estimated cost of Windows and Mirrors for a 5 Marla double-story unit will be around PKR 260,000.

Woodwork

Building cupboards, doors and kitchen cabinets are impossible without other important material wood. Semi-solid and Malaysian plywood doors are mostly used in the construction of 5 Marla houses.

A budget of PKR 135,000 would be used on doors.  Wardrobes would be completed in PKR 150,000 and for kitchen woodwork, the cost would be around PKR 150,000. Also, the assorted fittings like door handles and LCD racks would cost you around PKR 26,000 + PKR 50,000 = PKR 76,000.

Here the total cost for Woodwork in a 5 Marla house in Bahria Town will be around PKR 511,000.

So, the total cost in the finishing of your double –story 5 Marla house will be PKR 2, 465,550

After combining the grey structure and finishing costs of the 5 Marla house, the total cost of construction will be PKR 2, 488,250 + PKR 2,465,550 = PKR 4,953,800

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