New Construction Cost Index:

April 2014




Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
Residential Cost Index
New Construction Indexes Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Apr.
2014
Mar.
2014
Percent
Change
Apr.
2013
Percent
Change
Commercial and Institutional 131.9 131.6 0.24% 129.8 1.69%
Manufacturing and Industrial 132.1 131.7 0.29% 130 1.63%
Residential 134.1 134 0.07% 132 1.6%
Index Components*
Construction labor 128.5 128 0.41% 126.3 1.74%
Architectural & engineering services 120.8 120.8 0.07% 119.8 0.87%
Retail trade 152.8 153.9 -0.71% 150 1.87%
Wholesale trade 133.5 133.1 0.3% 128.9 3.56%
Fabricated structural metal manufacturing 145.2 143 1.54% 143.3 1.33%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 128.6 128.2 0.33% 126.2 1.95%

*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.