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The World's Most Expensive Streets: Paris, New York, Hong Kong

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What are the most expensive streets in the world on which to rent retail space? Footwear News ranks the top-ten in the world today:

1. Champs-Élysées, Paris: $1,255.90 per square foot per year
2. Fifth Avenue, New York: $1,250 psf/yr
3. Russell Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong: $1,205.46 psf/yr
4. Bond Street, London: $1,724.24 psf/yr
5. Via Montenapoleone, Milan: $924.37 psf/yr
6. Pitt Street Mall, Sydney: $768.85 psf/yr
7. Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich: $727.71 psf/yr
8. Oxford Street, London: $719.70 psf/yr
9. Rome City Center, Rome: $627.95 psf/yr
10. Madison Avenue, New York: $590 psf/yr
Sure, okay, these numbers don't seem that large all by themselves—after all, they're the price per square foot. But, think about it, the new Tommy Hilfiger store on the Champs-Élysées in Paris is slated to be 9,000 square feet. That comes out to something like $11,303,100 in rent. Per year.
· FN List: Most Expensive Streets in the World [Footwear News]