Foundation costs can vary based on factors such as location, soil type, and local construction rates. As a rough estimate, foundation costs typically range from $4 to $7 per square foot. Therefore, for a 1000 sq ft building, it could be $4,000 to $7,000, for a 1200 sq ft building, $4,800 to $8,400, and for a 2000 sq ft building, $8,000 to $14,000.

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In India, using thumb rule, for upto height plinth level, for upto 3 storey building, foundation cost will be 15 to 20% of the total cost of One storey building.

In india, Assuming the construction cost to be Rs.1200/-per sq ft, this cost will include cost of civil work, finishing work, labour charges and shuttering charges.

In this article we know about how much does 1000 sq ft, 1200 sq ft, 1500 sq ft and 2000 sq ft house foundation cost. Foundation cost for 1000 sq ft, 1200 sq ft, 1500 sq ft & 2000 sq ft 3 storey building.

**How much does it cost for a foundation of a house?**

Foundation cost for 3 storey building:- In india, by using thumb rule, 1000 sq ft (40 ×25) of Plot area, for 3 storey normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 15% to 20% of total cost of one storey building, total cost of ground floor building = 1200× 1000= rs 12 lakh, 15% of 12 lakh = 1.8 lakh or 20% of 12 lakh = 2.4 lakh, so foundation cost for 3 storey building will be ranging between rs 1.80 lakh to 2.4 lakh.

**Typical** foundation **costs** **for** **a residential** building range **from** 180 to 240 rupees per square **foot (sq ft).** **Thus,** **the** foundation cost for **a** 1000 sq ft house is **1000×180** = 180**,000** **rupees** or **1000×240** = 24**0,000** **rupees.**

**How much does a 1000 sq ft house foundation cost?**

Foundation cost for 1000 sq ft building/ house:- In india, by using thumb rule, 1000 sq ft (40 ×25) of Plot area, for normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 15% to 20% of total cost of one storey building, total cost of ground floor building = 1200× 1000= rs 12 lakh, 15% of 12 lakh = 1.8 lakh or 20% of 12 lakh = 2.4 lakh, so foundation cost for 1000 sq ft building/ house will be ranging between rs 1.80 lakh to 2.4 lakh.

The foundation cost for a 1000 square foot (sq ft) house is range between 180,000 and 240,000 Rupees. A typical foundation costs 180-240 rupees per sq ft, therefore the cost of a foundation for 1000 sq ft house is 1000× 180 = 180,000 rupees or 1000 × 240 = 240,000 rupees.

**How much does a 1200 sq ft house foundation cost?**

Foundation cost for 1200 sq ft building/ house:- In india, by using thumb rule, 1000 sq ft (40 ×30) of Plot area, for normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 15% to 20% of total cost of one storey building, total cost of ground floor building = 1200× 1200= rs 14.40 lakh, 15% of 14.4 lakh = 2.16 lakh or 20% of 14.4 lakh = 2.88 lakh, so foundation cost for 1200 sq ft building/ house will be ranging between rs 2.16 lakh to 2.88 lakh.

The foundation cost for a 1200 square foot (sq ft) house is range between 2.16 and 2.88 lakhs Rupees. A typical foundation costs 180-240 rupees per sq ft, therefore the cost of a foundation for 1200 sq ft house is 1200× 180 = 2.16 lakhs rupees or 1200 × 240 = 2.88 lakhs rupees.

**How much does a 1500 sq ft house foundation cost?**

Foundation cost for 1500 sq ft building/ house:- In india, by using thumb rule, 1500 sq ft (50 ×30) of Plot area, for normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 15% to 20% of total cost of one storey building, total cost of ground floor building = 1200× 1500= rs 18 lakh, 15% of 18 lakh = 2.7 lakh or 20% of 18 lakh = 3.6 lakh, so foundation cost for 1500 sq ft building/ house will be ranging between rs 2.7 lakh to 3.6 lakh.

The foundation cost for a 1500 square foot (sq ft) house is range between 2.7 and 3.6 lakhs Rupees. A typical foundation costs 180-240 rupees per sq ft, therefore the cost of a foundation for 1500 sq ft house is 1500× 180 = 2.7 lakhs rupees or 1500 × 240 = 3.6 lakhs rupees.

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**How much does a 2000 sq ft house foundation cost?**

Foundation cost for 2000 sq ft building/ house:- In india, by using thumb rule, 2000 sq ft (50 ×40) of Plot area, for normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 15% to 20% of total cost of one storey building, total cost of ground floor building = 1200× 2000= rs 24 lakh, 15% of 24 lakh = 3.6 lakh or 20% of 24 lakh = 4.8 lakh, so foundation cost for 2000 sq ft building/ house will be ranging between rs 3.6 lakh to 4.8 lakh.

The foundation cost for a 2000 square foot (sq ft) house is range between 3.6 and 4.8 lakhs Rupees. A typical foundation costs 180-240 rupees per sq ft, therefore the cost of a foundation for 2000 sq ft house is 2000× 180 = 3.6 lakhs rupees or 2000 × 240 = 4.8 lakhs rupees.

When septic tank or underground sump or compound wall has be constructed then that cost will add up since it also comes simultaneously with the basement construction.

**Foundation cost for 400 sq ft house**

In india, by using thumb rule, 400 sq ft house of 20 ×20 of Plot area, for normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 20% to 25% of total cost of one storey building upto plinth, total cost of ground floor building will be = 1500× 400 = Rs 6 lakh, 20% of 6 lakh = 1.2 lakh or 25% of 6 lakh = 1.5 lakh, so foundation cost upto plinth for 400 sq ft house will be ranging between Rs. 1.2 lakh to 1.5 lakh.

**Foundation cost for 500 sq ft house**:- In india, by using thumb rule, 500 sq ft house of 20 × 25 of Plot area, for normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 20% to 25% of total cost of one storey building upto plinth, total cost of ground floor building will be = 1500× 500 = Rs 7.5 lakh, 20% of 7.5 lakh = 1.5 lakh or 25% of 7.5 lakh = 1.875 lakh, so foundation cost upto plinth for 500 sq ft house will be ranging between Rs. 1.5 lakh to 1.8 lakh.

**Foundation cost for 600 sq ft house**:- In india, by using thumb rule, 600 sq ft house of 20 × 30 of Plot area, for normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 20% to 25% of total cost of one storey building upto plinth, total cost of ground floor building will be = 1500× 600 = Rs 9 lakh, 20% of 9 lakh = 1.8 lakh or 25% of 9 lakh = 2.25 lakh, so foundation cost upto plinth for 600 sq ft house will be ranging between Rs. 1.8 lakh to 2.25 lakh.

**Foundation cost for 800 sq ft house**:- In india, by using thumb rule, 800 sq ft house of 20 × 40 of Plot area, for normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 20% to 25% of total cost of one storey building upto plinth, total cost of ground floor building will be = 1500× 800 = Rs 12 lakh, 20% of 12 lakh = 2.4 lakh or 25% of 12 lakh = 3 lakh, so foundation cost upto plinth for 800 sq ft house will be ranging between Rs. 2.4 lakh to 3 lakh.

**Foundation cost for 900 sq ft house:**– In india, by using thumb rule, 900 sq ft house of 20 × 45 of Plot area, for normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 20% to 25% of total cost of one storey building upto plinth, total cost of ground floor building will be = 1500× 900 = Rs 13.5 lakh, 20% of 13.5 lakh = 2.7 lakh or 25% of 13.5 lakh = 3.37 lakh, so foundation cost upto plinth for 900 sq ft house will be ranging between Rs. 2.7 lakh to 3.37 lakh.

**Foundation cost for 1600 sq ft house:-** In india, by using thumb rule, 1600 sq ft house of 40 × 40 of Plot area, for normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 20% to 25% of total cost of one storey building upto plinth, total cost of ground floor building will be = 1500× 1600 = Rs 24 lakh, 20% of 24 lakh = 4.8 lakh or 25% of 24 lakh = 6 lakh, so foundation cost upto plinth for 1600 sq ft house will be ranging between Rs. 4.8 lakh to 6 lakh.

**Foundation cost for 1800 sq ft house**:- In india, by using thumb rule, 1800 sq ft house of 30 × 60 of Plot area, for normal residential building, Foundation cost will be 20% to 25% of total cost of one storey building upto plinth, total cost of ground floor building will be = 1500× 1800 = Rs 27 lakh, 20% of 27 lakh = 5.4 lakh or 25% of 27 lakh = 6.75 lakh, so foundation cost upto plinth for 1800 sq ft house will be ranging between Rs. 5.4 lakh to 6.75 lakh.

**Conclusions:-**

**Typical** foundation **costs** **for** **a residential** building range **from** 180 to 240 rupees per square **foot (sq ft).** **Thus,** **the** foundation cost for **a** 1000 sq ft house is **1000×180** = 180**,000** **rupees** or **1000×240** = 24**0,000** **rupees.**