New Construction Cost Index:

November 2013




Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
Residential Cost Index
New Construction Indexes Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Nov.
2013
Oct.
2013
Percent
Change
Nov.
2012
Percent
Change
Commercial and Institutional 130 130.4 -0.26% 128.8 0.98%
Manufacturing and Industrial 130.5 130.9 -0.27% 129.5 0.74%
Residential 132.1 132.3 -0.15% 130.3 1.35%
Index Components*
Construction labor 127.1 127.8 -0.53% 126.3 0.58%
Architectural & engineering services 120 120.2 -0.13% 118.4 1.35%
Retail trade 146.7 147.2 -0.34% 145.3 0.96%
Wholesale trade 131.7 130.3 1.06% 128.4 2.59%
Fabricated structural metal manufacturing 146.1 145.3 0.55% 141.2 3.47%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 126.5 126.7 -0.2% 124.9 1.24%

*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.