New Construction Cost Index:

February 2015




Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
Residential Cost Index
New Construction Indexes Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Feb.
2015
Jan.
2015
Percent
Change
Feb.
2014
Percent
Change
Commercial and Institutional 131.7 132.2 -0.33% 131.8 -0.04%
Manufacturing and Industrial 131.8 132.1 -0.2% 132.2 -0.27%
Residential 135.4 136.2 -0.56% 133.7 1.31%
Index Components*
Construction labor 129.3 130.2 -0.72% 128.3 0.73%
Architectural & engineering services 123.6 123.2 0.32% 120.7 2.45%
Retail trade 155.5 161.8 -3.89% 147.9 5.14%
Wholesale trade 135.2 134.9 0.21% 134.1 0.81%
Fabricated structural metal manufacturing 143.9 143.8 0.07% 143.5 0.28%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 127.4 126.8 0.43% 127.4 -0.03%

*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.