Whitestone Research announces its ninth edition of the Whitestone Building Maintenance and Repair Cost Reference, 2005-2006. The 2005-2006 version provides detailed maintenance and repair cost statistics for 200 U.S. metropolitan areas and 10 Canadian cities.
The average maintenance and repair (M&R) cost per square foot in the survey ranged from $3.66 in New York City to $1.20 in Beaufort, SC. In Washington, D.C., the benchmark city for Whitestone's Building M&R Cost Reference, the cost increased by 4.7 percent over the past year. The overall M&R costs for the 200 U.S. cities increased by 5.2 percent in 2004.
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