New Construction Cost Index:

March 2014




Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
Residential Cost Index
New Construction Indexes Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Mar.
2014
Feb.
2014
Percent
Change
Mar.
2013
Percent
Change
Commercial and Institutional 131.6 131.8 -0.13% 129.6 1.59%
Manufacturing and Industrial 131.7 132.3 -0.39% 129.9 1.43%
Residential 134 133.3 0.55% 131.8 1.7%
Index Components*
Construction labor 128 128.3 -0.29% 126.3 1.33%
Architectural & engineering services 120.8 120.6 0.13% 118.9 1.54%
Retail trade 153.9 145.1 6.06% 149.5 2.94%
Wholesale trade 133.1 134.2 -0.81% 127.8 4.13%
Fabricated structural metal manufacturing 143 142.2 0.56% 141.6 0.99%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 128.2 127.4 0.64% 126.3 1.51%

*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.