New Construction Cost Index

July 2016

 

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New Construction Indexes Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Jul.
2016
Jun.
2016
Percent
Change
Jul.
2015
Percent
Change
Commercial and Institutional 136 135.5 0.42% 133.9 1.59%
Manufacturing and Industrial 136.3 135.8 0.38% 134 1.74%
Index Components*
Construction labor 137.1 136.4 0.54% 132.1 3.77%
Architectural & engineering services 126.9 126.7 0.19% 124.5 1.92%
Retail trade 157.8 156.9 0.57% 163 -3.19%
Wholesale trade 138.8 137.5 0.92% 135 2.85%
Fabricated structural metal manufacturing 144.1 142.5 1.12% 144.4 -0.21%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 130.6 130.8 -0.16% 129.5 0.84%

*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.