December 2, 2014
Rouse Equipment Rental Index Continues Rise
U.S.--The ‘Rouse Value Index of Orderly Liquidation Value’ for used equipment across 14 major equipment categories increased to 46.5, up 0.8 per cent from September values, says October’s ‘Rouse Rental Report’. This is 7.4 per cent higher than the prior peak period of 43.3 in April 2007, and 56.7 per cent higher than prior trough period of 29.7 in June 2009.
October auction sales of rental and construction equipment tracked by Rouse averaged 0.1 per cent lower than its September FLV values. Rouse recorded 2,954 units that sold at 37 separate auction sales conducted across North America. The units represented a combined FLV of $85.1 million and generated $85.0 million of gross auction proceeds.
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