A friend told us that there are a lot of Filipinos who want to know the average price of house construction in the Philippines. For simplicity, most engineers would only say per square meter price of the house, roughly 20,000-25,000 Pesos. True, those prices are close to reality but is too vague for a layman’s point of view.
Check the latest and another house plan with breakdown for average construction cost for two story residential unit here!
For sure clients want actual numbers. Like how much would the construction of ceiling be, the tiling works, the foundation and others. This is a detailed bill of quantity for an average Filipino to know how much would it need to construct their two-story houses. This is inspired from one of our actual projects. the construction materials cost is as of 2019 prices.
The floor plan below corresponds to the detailed bill of quantity after it.
|Work Breakdown Structure||Amount (PhP)||Rel. Wtd (%)|
|I. Structural Works|
|>>> sub total||₱536,626.25||15.23%|
|Roof Framing – Truss Works||₱322,321.21||9.14%|
|Metal Fabrication (Steel gratings/capping, drain area)||₱39,692.58||1.13%|
|Metal Railings (To Balcony and stairs)||₱59,910.31||1.70%|
|>>> sub total||₱421,924.10||11.97%|
|II. Architectural Works|
|Exterior Wall – (and Firewall)|
|Ground Floor (Including stiffiner columns and lintel beams)||₱80,201.24||2.28%|
|Second Floor (Including stiffiner columns and lintel beams)||₱101,196.32||2.87%|
|>>> sub total||₱349,499.56||9.92%|
|to exterior wall|
|To Interior Wall|
|>>> sub total||₱133,478.16||3.79%|
|to exterior wall||₱68,252.15||1.94%|
|to interior wall||₱78,076.13||2.22%|
|>>> sub total||₱195,473.01||5.55%|
|Exterior Ceiling Boards||₱57,969.24||1.64%|
|Interior Ceiling Boards||₱85,837.26||2.44%|
|>>> sub total||₱143,806.50||4.08%|
|Thermal and Moisture Protection|
|Dampoofing and Waterproofing Works (Toilet and terrace)||₱28,877.90||0.82%|
|Roof Insulation – including roofing shingles, gutter, ridge, etc.||₱289,290.75||8.21%|
|>>> sub total||₱318,168.65||9.03%|
|Cabinetry, Caseworks and Countertops||₱55,435.75||1.57%|
|Doors and Windows||₱150,977.59||4.28%|
|Wood, Plastics and Composites||₱89,817.45||2.55%|
|Glazing Works (Shower enclosure, glass balustrade on terrace)||₱81,174.85||2.30%|
|Specialties (Toilet and bath accessories)||₱6,537.04||0.19%|
|III. Plumbing Works|
|Sanitary and Drainage||₱85,517.00||2.43%|
|Facility Septic Tank||₱55,180.00||1.57%|
|>>> sub total||₱264,919.00||7.52%|
|IV. Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)|
|Testing, Adjusting and Balancing for HVAC||₱16,098.79||0.46%|
|HVAC Pipings – Refrigerant Pipes, Condensate Drain and Insulations||₱18,982.88||0.54%|
|HVAC Ducts and Casings (Kitchen exhaust, ducts and vents on comfort rooms),||₱38,393.46||1.09%|
|HVAC Fans and Blowers||₱11,793.60||0.33%|
|>>> sub total||₱85,268.73||2.42%|
|V. Electrical Works|
|Grounding and Bonding with support & consumables||₱10,797.30||0.31%|
|Low Voltage Electrical Power Conductors & Cables||₱121,545.72||3.45%|
|Raceway & Boxes||₱38,890.25||1.10%|
|Commissioning of Electrical Systems||₱8,750.00||0.25%|
|Switchboards and Panelboards||₱27,083.10||0.77%|
|>>> sub total||₱319,143.91||9.05%|
|Grounding and Bonding with support & consumables||₱13,162.50||0.37%|
|Voice and Data Communications||₱19,828.33||0.56%|
|Audio-Video Communications, CATV System||₱22,006.75||0.62%|
|>>> sub total||₱54,997.58||1.56%|
|Electronic Safety and Security – Fire Detection/Alarm||₱5,096.00||0.14%|
|>>> GRAND TOTAL||₱3,524,616.86||100.00%|
This is a mid-range cost house. Average timeline for this house from the excavation to finishing is around 8 months to 12 months. The prices above comes with the labor, materials and equipment cost.
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This is only a guide and you will need a professional technical person to asses the cost based on your location. Anyhow, let us know how this post helped you by commenting, liking and sharing!
54 thoughts on “Average Construction Cost for Two-Story Houses in the Philippines”
I like your floor plan can you give me a price on that floorplan thank you sincerely Howard Soares
Hello Howard, by “price”, what exactly do you mean?
hi po pwede po ba bilhin floor plan nito po? for school project po.
Hello Sharmaine, we responded to your email 🙂
Hello sir, magkano po kaya magagastos kung magpapagawa ako ng paupahan duplex po na two-story, both with two bedrooms and a garage. Salamat po ng marami.
Hindi ko pa din alam ano ideal area, pa suggest na din po hehehe. Maraming salamat po.
hello sir, nakapagpagawa ka na ng duplex na paupahan? Architect po ako, baka makatulong 🙂