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Property Peepshow

When it comes to luxury real estate, admit it, you like to watch

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If the priciest real estate in the world were collected in one city, its streets might literally be paved in gold. Here, the hottest facts about the haute-est places

property2World’s  most expensive cities in the luxury real estate market (average price per square foot)

1. Monaco
$5,635

2. Hong Kong
$4,810

3. London
$4,095

4. Geneva
$2,865

5. Paris
$2,475

6.Singapore
$2,460

7.Moscow
$2,150

8.New York City
$2,135

9. Sydney
$2,125

10. Shanghai
$1,920

  • A 35,500-square-foot “sky penthouse” in Monaco’s upcoming Odeon Towers will come with a projected price tag of more than $395 million
  • The most expensive street in London, Kensington Palace Gardens (notable neighbors: Will and Kate), has an average home price of $55 million
  • Hong Kong has the most skyscrapers in the world, with 1,250. That’s more than double the 582 lofty towers in New York City
  • Singapore’s 30-story Hamilton Scotts building has a car elevator leading to “en suite sky garages”
  • Apartments in London’s The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe, cost as much as $80 million and will have a view of the sea—40 miles away
  • List price of a 10,800-square-foot apartment on Moscow’s Swedish Blind Alley: $50 million
  • Price paid in December 2012 for a 1.2 million-square-foot plot of land near Shanghai South Railway Station: $864 million
  • The most expensive home in the U.S. was listed for $190 million, in Greenwich, CT
  • The most Michelin-starred city in the world is Kyoto, Japan, with 300 restaurants boasting the honor (as opposed to 98 in fourth-place Paris)
  • San Jose, Calif., is the world’s most expensive city to have a baby in, with parents spending an average of $41,600 in year one
  • London’s most expensive parking space, near Hyde Park, was put on the market for $465,000

One Response to “Property Peepshow”

  1. David Buck Says:
    November 28th, 2013 at 6:29 pm

    Makes our prices in Honolulu not seem that pricey after all :)

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