Measuring the change in cost over time.
By far, the most accessed information on this website is the Construction Cost Inflation Indices. The primary links are
where you will find Construction Analytics inflation indices for Residential, Nonresidential Buildings and Non-building Infrastructure in addition to hotlinks more than 30 construction cost indices from other sources, including international indices, with hot links to the sources and
commentary on choosing the right index.
This is a well-referenced construction cost inflation resource and access point. The index tables and inflation commentary are viewed more than 4000 times a month. There are about 30 click-throughs a day to original source resources. The “Tables” post has the hotlinks to the sources.
Construction Analytics Building Cost Index, updated 2-5-21 for 2020-2021 data.
How to calculate Inflation Cost – see the end of this article Construction Inflation Index Tables
Here’s a link to US Historical Construction Cost Indices 1800s to 1957
Here’s a 2-11-19 article on Inflation in Construction 2019 – What Should You Carry?
Here’s tables of Producer Price Index values PPI Construction Materials Inputs Index
Home page links to other articles covering a broad range of construction economics.
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