Kenya construction costs 2018

These are the estimates of building costs for 2020 based on data from Nairobi, Western and the Coast Regions of Kenya according to construction and project management firm, Integrum.

NAIROBI REGION

Residential Construction Projects

  • Standard Private House: Kshs. 32,500 per sq. metre
  • Middle-Class Private House: Kshs. 36,700 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious Private Dwelling: Kshs. 45,000 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious Maisonette: Kshs. 49,650 per sq. metre
  • Standard Low Rise Apartment Block: Kshs. 36,450 per sq. metre
  • Upper Middle-Class Apartment Block: Kshs. 41,250 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious Apartment Block: Kshs. 51, 500 per sq. metre

Commercial Construction Projects

  • Standard Low-Rise Office Block: Kshs. 38,616 per sq. metre
  • Standard High-Rise Office Block: Kshs. 48,654 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious High-Rise Office Block: Kshs. 66,400 per sq. metre
  • Business Park: Kshs. 45,320 per sq. metre

Retail Construction Projects

  • Small Scale Shopping Complex: Kshs. 36,700 per sq. metre
  • Standard Urban Shopping Centre: Kshs. 41,500 per sq. metre
  • All-Inclusive Shopping Mall: Kshs. 45,870 per sq. metre

Industrial Construction Projects

  • Double Storey Factory: Kshs. 33,700 per sq. metre
  • High Tech Factory/Lab:  Kshs. 54,340 per sq. metre
  • Warehouse: Kshs. 34,000 per sq. metre
  • Cold Storage Centre: Kshs. 36,700 per sq. metre
  • Administration Office: Kshs. 40,000 per sq. metre

WESTERN KENYA

Residential Construction Projects

  • Standard Private House: Kshs. 35,500 per sq. metre
  • Middle-Class Private House: Kshs. 42,500 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious Private Dwelling: Kshs. 52,370 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious Maisonette: Kshs. 51,650 per sq. metre
  • Standard Low Rise Apartment Block: Kshs. 37,250 per sq. metre
  • Upper Middle-Class Apartment Block: Kshs. 45,150 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious Apartment Block: Kshs. 49,000 per sq. metre

Commercial Construction Projects

  • Standard Low-Rise Office Block: Kshs. 47,530 per sq. metre
  • Standard High-Rise Office Block: Kshs. 62,300 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious High-Rise Office Block: Kshs. 70,000 per sq. metre
  • Business Park: Kshs. 53,200 per sq. metre

Retail Construction Projects

  • Small Scale Shopping Complex: Kshs. 40,400 per sq. metre
  • Standard Urban Shopping Centre: Kshs. 46,440 per sq. metre
  • All-Inclusive Shopping Mall: Kshs. 52,900 per sq. metre

Industrial Construction Projects

  • Double Storey Factory: Kshs. 33,000 per sq. metre
  • High Tech Factory/Lab: Kshs. 58,450 per sq. metre
  • Warehouse: Kshs. 42,750 per sq. metre
  • Cold Storage Centre: Kshs. 38,300 per sq. metre
  • Administration Office: Kshs. 40,000 per sq. metre

COAST REGION, KENYA.

Residential Construction Projects

  • Standard Private House: Kshs. 34,650 per sq. metre
  • Middle-Class Private House: Kshs. 40,700 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious Private Dwelling: Kshs. 52,240 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious Maisonette: Kshs. 48,100 per sq. metre
  • Standard Low Rise Apartment Block: Kshs. 33,450 per sq. metre
  • Upper Middle-Class Apartment Block: Kshs. 41,250 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious Apartment Block: Kshs. 53, 210 per sq. metre

Commercial Construction Projects

  • Standard Low-Rise Office Block: Kshs. 47,350 per sq. metre
  • Standard High-Rise Office Block: Kshs. 55,780 per sq. metre
  • Luxurious High-Rise Office Block: Kshs. 69,000 per sq. metre
  • Business Park: Kshs. 55,870 per sq. metre

Retail Construction Projects

  • Small Scale Shopping Complex: Kshs. 38,390 per sq. metre
  • Standard Urban Shopping Centre: Kshs. 43,500 per sq. metre
  • All-Inclusive Shopping Mall: Kshs. 52,500 per sq. metre

Industrial Construction Projects

  • Double Storey Factory: Kshs. 33,700 per sq. metre
  • High Tech Factory/Lab: Kshs. 58,300 per sq. metre
  • Warehouse: Kshs. 27,460 per sq. metre
  • Cold Storage Centre: Kshs. 33,430 per sq. metre
  • Administration Office: Kshs. 38,750 per sq. metre

Note; construction cost estimates are just that, estimates. Actual project costs may vary on a case by case basis.

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