Whitestone Research Reveals North America's Most and Least Expensive Cities for Facility Maintenance and Repair

09/20/2005 |

New York City has highest maintenance and repair costs in the United States, according to a recent survey

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.

Visit (www.whitestoneresearch.com/news/news29.html) to view the results of all 210 cities surveyed..

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