Grafton Street Is One Of The 20 Most Expensive Retail Spaces In The World

Are you surprised by its position?

Grafton Street

Grafton Street is the thirteenth most expensive retail location in the world, according to a new survey.

The Main Streets Across the World survey looks at 462 retail spaces across the globe every year to determine where is the most expensive to rent.

Grafton Street falls into thirteenth place, slightly more expensive than Barcelona's Portal de L'Angel but cheaper than Shanghai's West Nanjing Road.

Here are the top 20 most expensive main streets in the world.

20. Grande Rue, Luxembourg City – $260 per sq ft

Grande Rue​ Luxembourg City

19. Stoleshnikov, Moscow – $291 per sq ft

18. Karl Johan, Oslo – $300 per sq ft

17. Kalverstraat, Amsterdam – $310 per sq ft

16. Centre – Istiklal Street, Istanbul – $312 per sq ft

Istiklal Street​ Istanbul

15. Orchard Road, Singapore – $328 per sq ft

14. Portal de L'Angel, Barcelona  – $341 per sq ft

13. Grafton Street, Dublin – $343 per sq ft

12. West Nanjing Road, Shanghai – $411 per sq ft

West Nanjing Road​ Shanghai

11. Kaufinger/Neuhauser, Munich – $458 per sq ft

10. Kohlmarkt, Vienna – $477 per sq ft

9. Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich – $868 per sq ft

8. Myeongdong, Seoul – $908 per sq ft

Myeongdong​ Seoul

7. Pitt Street Mall, Sydney  – $968 per sq ft

6. Via Montenapoleone, Milan  – $1,239 per sq ft

5. Ginza, Tokyo  – $1,249 per sq ft

4. New Bond Street, London  – $1,283 per sq ft

New Bond Street London

3. Avenue des Champs Élysées, Paris  – $1,368 per sq ft

2. Causeway Bay, Hong Kong  – $2,878 per sq ft

1. Upper 5th Avenue (49th – 60th Sts), New York  – $3,000 per sq ft

Upper 5Th Avenue 49Th – 60Th Sts​ New York

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