Whitestone Indexes for November 2013

Average facility costs rose 0.57 percent, year over year, as indicated by the non-residential operation cost index. Residential occupancy costs increased by 0.29 percent and the CPI's (Urban Consumers, All Items) increased 1.24 percent over the same period.

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Whitestone Indexes for October 2013

Average facility costs rose 1.07 percent, year over year, as indicated by the non-residential operation cost index. Residential occupancy costs increased by 0.61 percent and the CPI's (Urban Consumers, All Items) increased 0.96 percent over the same period.

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Whitestone Joins Forces with CBRE

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December 17, 2013


Dear Clients, Business Associates, and Industry Partners,


I take great pleasure in announcing that Whitestone Research has merged with CBRE Group, Inc, a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company based in Los Angeles, California. Today, we formally take the next step in our continuing journey to provide innovative facility cost modeling for clients worldwide.


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Whitestone Indexes for September 2013

Average facility costs rose 1.22 percent, year over year, as indicated by the non-residential operation cost index. Residential occupancy costs increased by 0.75 percent and the CPI's (Urban Consumers, All Items) increased 1.18 percent over the same period.

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What are Facility Life Cycle Costs?

Whether used for budgeting, project estimation, or planning-the concept of life cycle cost is subject to a variety of definitions. The example below uses terms consistent with most commercial standards.

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All the costs presented in this report were estimated using Whitestone cost tools.
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Whitestone Facility Cost References for 2013-2014 now available!

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New Whitestone Cost References are available!
Completely revised. New cities and models. Updated cost items and labor rates.
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Facility Maintenance & Repair Cost Reference 2013-14 (18th Ed.)
Facility Operations Cost Reference, 2013-14, North American Version (7th Ed.)
Facility Operations Cost Reference, 2013-14, International Version (3rd Ed.)
PProvides detailed maintenance and repair costs for 74 building types in over 400 North American and international areas.

Data is included for over 1,700 building components, over 30 trades, and more than 4,900 maintenance tasks.

Profiles operations costs for 74 building types in all major North American areas.

Alternative levels of service are estimated for custodial, energy, grounds, management, pest control, refuse, road clearance, security, telecommunications, and water & sewer.

The only source for international facility costs, providing detailed operation costs for 74 asset types in over 150 international locations.

As with the North American version, alternative levels of service are estimated for custodial, energy, grounds, management, pest control, refuse, road clearance, security, telecommunications, and water & sewer.

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Whitestone Indexes for July 2013

Average facility costs rose 1.77 percent, year over year, as indicated by the non-residential operation cost index. Residential occupancy costs increased by 1.69 percent and the CPI's (Urban Consumers, All Items) increased 1.96 percent over the same period.

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Whitestone Indexes for June 2013

Average facility costs rose 1.94 percent, year over year, as indicated by the non-residential operation cost index. Residential occupancy costs increased by 1.74 percent and the CPI's (Urban Consumers, All Items) increased 1.75 percent over the same period.

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Whitestone Indexes for May 2013

Average facility costs rose 1.37 percent, year over year, as indicated by the non-residential operation cost index. Residential occupancy costs increased by 0.88 percent and the CPI's (Urban Consumers, All Items) increased 1.36 percent over the same period.

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Whitestone Indexes for April 2013

Average facility costs rose 1.03 percent, year over year, as indicated by the non-residential operation cost index. Residential occupancy costs increased by 0.4 percent and the CPI's (Urban Consumers, All Items) increased 1.06 percent over the same period.

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