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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

2. Hong Kong

3. London

4. Geneva

5. Paris



8.New York City

9. Sydney

10. Shanghai

  • 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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