Economy Watch: Prices for Construction Materials on the Rise

Economy Watch: Prices for Construction Materials on the Rise
The price for everything that goes into construction (“input prices”) rose 0.7 percent in February, slightly lower than in January, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors on Wednesday. Compared to February 2017, prices are up 5.2 percent. Nonresidential construction materials prices were up 0.4 percent on a monthly basis and 4.9...

The price for everything that goes into construction (“input prices”) rose 0.7 percent in February, slightly lower than in January, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors on Wednesday. Compared to February 2017, prices are up 5.2 percent. Nonresidential construction materials prices were up 0.4 percent on a monthly basis and 4.9 percent compared to the same time last year.

Source: www.cpexecutive.com