New Construction Cost Index:

January 2015




Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
Residential Cost Index
New Construction Indexes Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Jan.
2015
Dec.
2014
Percent
Change
Jan.
2014
Percent
Change
Commercial and Institutional 132.2 132.3 -0.08% 130.8 1.06%
Manufacturing and Industrial 132.1 132.3 -0.11% 131.4 0.6%
Residential 136.2 135.6 0.45% 132.6 2.73%
Index Components*
Construction labor 130.3 130.1 0.16% 127.4 2.22%
Architectural & engineering services 123.2 122.5 0.59% 120.5 2.25%
Retail trade 161.8 158.1 2.34% 143.2 12.99%
Wholesale trade 134.8 133.7 0.81% 132.7 1.6%
Fabricated structural metal manufacturing 143.8 142.6 0.84% 142.3 1.05%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 126.8 127.4 -0.47% 126.9 -0.09%

*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.