Thursday, June 1, 2023

Price of Building Materials in Ghana. June 2023

We bring you the latest price of building materials in Ghana. Want to build a house? You need to buy the most affordable and durable materials.

The real estate industry in Ghana has gained massive attention by businessmen and investors from all over the world. It is a booming industry that promises returns withing few years when everything is done right.

Due to this, the cost of building materials has become higher than it used to be. For example, the price of cement in Ghana now is higher than two years ago.

As an individual, a real estate agent or you are into general construction you need to know the current prices of building materials. This will enable you to draw an accurate budget for the whole project.

From foundation to roofing level, different building materials are required to complete the project.

Building materials in Ghana are mostly produced by local factories. However, a couple of them are still imported from neighbouring countries such as Nigeria and other countries like the United States.

Dangote Cement for example, is imported from Nigeria. Now let’s have a look at the building materials available in Ghana and their respective prices.

building materials costs

List of building materials

  • Sand
  • Plywood
  • Iron rods
  • Blocks
  • Roofing sheets
  • Cement
  • Window frames
  • Paint
  • Stones
  • gravels
  • Windows
  • Tiles
  • Wood
  • Roofing sheet frames
  • Land
  • Steel rods
  • Nails
  • Wooding beams
  • Clay

Cost of building materials

Item Cost (GHS)
Sand (per trip) ¢ 300.00
Plywood ¢ 37.00 – 145.00
Iron rods (per piece) ¢ 9.00 – 335.00
Blocks ¢ 3.50
Roofing sheets (per pack) ¢ 750.00 – 950.00
Cement ¢ 41.00
Window frames ¢
Paint ¢ 65.00
Stones varies
gravels varies
Windows ¢
Tiles  varies
Wood varies
Roofing sheet frames ¢
Land ¢ 7,500.00 – 20,000.00
Steel rods varies
Nails ¢
Wooding beams ¢
Clay ¢


Things to note

Location matters in pricing. For example, land prices in Accra costs higher than those in remote areas. always make sure you bidding for the best price.

Building material shops

If you need quality suppliers of the above materials, contact any of the companies below for the best deals.

  • K Ofori company limited
  • KK Peprah limited
  • DBS Ghana
  • Nana K Gyasi Company limited
  • And a many more
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