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Commercial Rents Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2018

Released: 2019-04-04

The Commercial Rents Services Price Index increased 0.4% in the fourth quarter, following an identical increase in the previous quarter. Among the three types of buildings surveyed, the industrial buildings and warehouses (+0.7%) showed the largest increase.

Year-over-year change

The index was up 1.9% in the fourth quarter compared with the same quarter in 2017.

Chart 1  Chart 1: Commercial Rents Services Price Index
Commercial Rents Services Price Index

  Note to readers

The Commercial Rents Services Price Index (CRSPI) is a monthly index, which is disseminated on a quarterly basis. Prices collected are average rents measured in price per square foot for a sample of commercial buildings.

With each release, data for the previous quarter may be revised. The series is subject to an annual revision with the release of second quarter data for the following reference year.

The CRSPI is not seasonally adjusted and is available at the Canada level only.

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