New Construction Cost Index

April 2015










New Construction Indexes Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Apr.
2015
Mar.
2015
Percent
Change
Apr.
2014
Percent
Change
Commercial and Institutional 133.5 133.2 0.21% 132 1.08%
Manufacturing and Industrial 133.5 133.4 0.13% 132.2 1.01%
Residential 136.9 136.3 0.48% 134.2 2.03%
Index Components*
Construction labor 131.6 131.1 0.44% 128.5 2.45%
Architectural & engineering services 123.8 123.6 0.13% 120.8 2.51%
Retail trade 160.8 156.9 2.49% 153.1 5.03%
Wholesale trade 135.2 135.4 -0.17% 133.4 1.33%
Fabricated structural metal manufacturing 143 143.9 -0.63% 144.5 -1.04%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 128.4 128.1 0.2% 128.6 -0.2%

*Five heavily weighted index components are shown.
Sources: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor, and Whitestone Research.
Note: Index values for recent data are preliminary.

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