U.S. construction materials costs and inflation

September 7, 2017

According to JLL's latest U.S. Construction Outlook, construction materials costs are now 33.7 percent higher than in 2005, a figure that's no surprise to industry experts. What is surprising is how fast materials costs are growing compared to U.S. inflation, a leading indicator for the economic growth of the U.S.

Read more about this and the latest trends in the construction industry in JLL's H1 2017 Construction Outlook

Source: JLL Research, ENR, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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