New Construction Cost Index:

May 2014




Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
Residential Cost Index
New Construction Indexes Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 May.
2014
Apr.
2014
Percent
Change
May.
2013
Percent
Change
Commercial and Institutional 131.9 132 -0.13% 129.5 1.79%
Manufacturing and Industrial 132 132.2 -0.17% 129.9 1.59%
Residential 134.2 134.2 0.03% 131.6 1.98%
Index Components*
Construction labor 128.7 128.5 0.12% 126.2 1.95%
Architectural & engineering services 120.6 120.8 -0.13% 119.6 0.8%
Retail trade 153 153.1 -0.07% 148.3 3.17%
Wholesale trade 132 133.5 -1.12% 128.7 2.54%
Fabricated structural metal manufacturing 144.8 144.5 0.21% 142.6 1.54%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 129.1 128.6 0.35% 126.4 2.13%

*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.