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Total building Contracts, Engineering News-Record for United States (M02003USM398NNBR)

Observation:

Dec 1962: 201.70  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012

Units:

Millions of Current Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Monthly
1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max

NOTES

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of Current Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

Monthly Statistics Are Presented In The Form Of Weekly Averages. Annual Values (In Original Data Only) Are Totals For The Year. For Further Details See Introductory Notes On Engineering News-Record Data And Lipsey & Preston, 238-39. This Series Includes Private Buildings: Industrial, Commercial, And"Mass Housing"; And Public Buildings: Residential And Other, Except Federal Buildings Before 1932. Federal Buildings Were Not Separable From Federal Nonbuilding Construction For 1913-1931, And Were Included In Series (Construction Other Than Building) For That Period. This Series Includes Private Industrial Buildings Above The Following Minimum Costs: 1913 Through June 1932, $40,000; July 1932 Through 1935, $28,500; 1936, $37,000; 1937 Through April 1946, $40,000; May 1946 Through November 1947, $55,000; December 1947 Through November 1950, $68,000; December 1950 Through 1954, $82,000; 1955 Through 1958, $93,000; 1959 Through 1962, $110,000. Minimum Values For All Other Buildings Are As Follows: 1913 Through June 1932, $150,000; July 1932 Through 1935, $105,000; 1936, $140,000; January 1937 Through April 1946, $150,000; May 1946 Through November 1947, $205,000; December 1947 Through November 1950, $250,000; December 1950 Through 1954, $300,000; 1955 Through 1958, $344,000; 1959 Through 1962, $400,000. Source: Engineering News-Record (Mcgraw Hill, Inc.)

This NBER data series m02003 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.

NBER Indicator: m02003

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Total building Contracts, Engineering News-Record for United States [M02003USM398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M02003USM398NNBR, October 23, 2019.

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