Construction Project Report
U.S. Census Bureau
1201 East 10th Street
Jeffersonville, IN 47132-0001
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In any correspondence pertaining to this report,
refer to the control number shown below.
Please refer to the Reporting Instructions
on the back of the form.
The construction project described below is associated with your
organization according to published sources. Please correct any errors or
fill in any blanks in items 1 and 2. If necessary, make your corrections in
item 10, Remarks, or use a separate sheet. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS
CONCERNING THIS FORM, PLEASE CALL 1–800–845–8246.
1. PROJECT DESCRIPTION
2. PROJECT LOCATION
OWNERSHIP AND START DATE
3. TYPE OF OWNERSHIP – Mark (X) one box.
Will this project be privately or government owned during construction?
Privately owned Government owned – Skip to section F
4. START DATE OF CONSTRUCTION
When did actual construction work on the
site start, or when do you estimate it will
start? Enter month and year.
Site preparation and outside construction such as sidewalks
Mechanical and electrical installations which are integral parts
of the structures, such as elevators, heating equipment, etc.
Land and pre-existing structures
Architectural, engineering, and owner’s overhead and
miscellaneous costs – See item 6
Furniture, furnishings, and other movable equipment
• Contingency funds
NOTE: If project is on a "cost plus" basis, enter your best estimate of the final cost.
Month and year of actual
or expected start date
5a. CONTRACT CONSTRUCTION COST
NOTE: Be sure to complete section F on the reverse side.
(Amounts to be paid to contractors and
(Thousands of dollars)
5b.OWNER SUPPLIED MATERIALS
(Construction materials supplied by owner and the
value of work done by project owner’s own
construction employees assigned to the project.)
5c. TOTAL CONSTRUCTION COST
(Sum of 5a + 5b)
6. ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING, AND
All fees for architectural and engineering services. If contractor
was authorized to "design and construct" this project, such cost
should be included in item 5a.
Cost of design work by owner’s staff
Project owner’s overhead and office costs•
Interest and taxes to be paid during
Fees and other miscellaneous costs
allocated on owner’s books to this
Cost of land, furniture and furnishings
and miscellaneous costs
(Thousands of dollars)
Based on exterior dimensions, how many
square feet of enclosed floor
area (including basements)
will be created by
This form will be returned to you EACH MONTH
until the project is completed.
Continue with item 8 if project has started; otherwise,
skip to section F.
Report the value of construction put in place each month.
Include only those construction costs defined in item 5c.
DO NOT include costs reported in item 6.
Report costs in the month in which work was done
(including any monthly retainage being withheld
from contractors) rather than in the month in which
payment was made.
When project is completed, enter month and year in item 9.
MONTHLY VALUE OF CONSTRUCTION PUT IN
PLACE ON PROJECT DESCRIBED IN ITEM 1
Value of construction put
in place during month
as defined in item 5c
(Thousands of dollars)
Month and year
Month and year
Enter date when all
(Please correct any error in name and address including ZIP Code, telephone and fax number)
Name of project (if any)
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PERSON TO CONTACT REGARDING THIS REPORT – Please print or type
11a. Name b. Title
Area code Number Extension
REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL
BUILDINGS CONTAINING 2 OR MORE HOUSING UNITS
Area code Number
FORM C-700(R) (6-7-2010)
Section A – PROJECT IDENTIFICATION
Correct any information in items 1 and 2 if necessary.
For the project described in item 1 to be eligible for this
survey, it must be privately owned during construction and
involve the erection of a new residential building(s)
containing 2 or more housing units. If the project is
government owned during construction or involves only
remodeling, maintenance or repairs, please note so in
item 10, Remarks, complete item 11, and return the form.
Section B – OWNERSHIP AND START DATE
Item 3 – As noted, this survey involves projects that are
privately owned during the construction phase. If the
project is government owned, check the appropriate box,
note in item 10, Remarks, complete item 11, and return the
Item 4 – The start date is defined as the date that actual
construction work first began on the project described in
item 1. If the project is to start at some future date, please
enter the date, complete item 11, and return the form.
Section C – COST ESTIMATES
"Construction," for purposes of this survey, is defined as the
building of fixed structures. This INCLUDES:
The erecting of the structure.
Mechanical and electrical installations – Plumbing,
heating, electrical work, elevators, escalators, central
air-conditioning, boilers, and other similar building
Outside construction – Clearing and grading of
undeveloped land and the fixed, auxiliary structures
which the project owner builds within the property lines
to serve the major building. Also sidewalks, roadways,
parking lots, utility connections, outdoor lighting,
swimming pools, and all similar auxiliary facilities.
Item 5a – Estimate the total amount to be paid to
construction contractors by the project owner for work
done on this project.
Item 5b – Estimate the total cost of labor by the owner’s
construction employees working on the project, including
supervisory personnel assigned to the project. Include the
total cost of all construction materials supplied by the
owner, including those the owner expects to supply to the
contractor for installation in this project.
Item 5c – Sum of values reported in items 5a and 5b.
This is the value to be reported in item 8, monthly value
of construction put in place.
Item 6 – Estimate the total amount of fees which the
project owner has paid or will pay to architectural and
engineering firms for work on this project. Also estimate
the total cost of all other construction items which the
project owner will allocate on his books to this project.
Include the project owner’s overhead and office costs,
interest and taxes paid during construction, the cost of
design work by the owner’s staff, and other miscellaneous
construction fees and costs allocated on the owner’s
books. DO NOT include the cost of land and furniture and
Section E – MONTHLY CONSTRUCTION
Item 8 – Report the monthly value of construction put in
place for the costs associated with item 5c. These costs
Work done by contractors and/or subcontractors,
including any retainage being withheld until the work is
b. The cost of any materials installed which were provided
by the owner.
c. The work done by the project owner’s own construction
employees, including supervisory personnel assigned
to this project.
Initially, report monthly values from the start month to
the most current month shown in item 8. Then each
month, when the form is returned to you, report for the
month shown and any revisions which you might have.
When entering monthly data, be sure to report the costs
in the month in which the work was done rather than in
the month in which payment was made.
If the contractor’s bills are for periods other than monthly,
estimate a monthly amount. In each month where there is
no construction, enter a zero.
Item 9 – If construction is complete except for some
minor work (up to 3 percent of item 5c), you may stop
reporting on this project by indicating in item 10,
Remarks, and entering the completion date in item 9.
Section F – PERSON TO CONTACT REGARDING
Item 11 – Enter the name, title, address, telephone and
fax number of the person who can answer questions
about this report.
If the project description does not include all the buildings
and units being worked on at this site, please change the
description to include them.