Most Expensive Places in the World
Everyone needs a place to stay. Billionaires seem to need more than one place, and buy residences in the most expensive locations around the world for very high prices. Here are the most expensive places in the world:
1. Paterson Hill, Singapore
It’s a residential area very nearby Orchard Street, wich is well known for its shops and restaurants. The most exquisite apartment here is the Marq. Its design was entirely made by Hermes.
Average price per square meter: $42.500.
Who lives here: Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, former Miss Singapore Rachel Kum.
2. Avenue Général de Gaulle, Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, France
Located on the Mediterranean Cote d’Azur, this exclusive peninsula is among the most expensive places in the world. Avenue Général de Gaulle, in particular, has numerous seafront villas.
Average price per square meter: $79.000
Who lives here: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Paul Allen, Charlie Chaplin (before his death in 1977)
3. Avenue Princess Grace, Monaco
Every year during the Formula 1 Grand Prix, Monaco is crowded with billionaires, but numerous wealthy folks live here throughout the rest of the year. The street named after the Princess of Monaco is among the most expensive places in the world and in Monaco. Odeon Tour, a luxurious apartment of 167 square meters, is currently under construction, but it will be the main real estate attraction next year, when it will be completed.
Average price per square meter: $86,000.
Who lives here: Andrea Bocelli, Roger Moore, Lewis Hamilton, Helena Christensen.
4. Kensington Palace Gardens, London
Although the most prominent residents of the area are William and Kate, Kensington Palace Gardens is home to many embassies, including those of Russia and Japan. It‘s known as the "billionaires' street” for a clear reason.
Average price per square meter: $107,000.
Who lives here: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Prince George), Lakshmi Mittal, Roman Abramovich, Tamara Ecclestone.
5. Pollock's Path, The Peak, Hong Kong
Located at the top of a mountain and considered some sort of paradise for billionaires in Hong Kong, the most expensive street in the world has an amazing view from above the city. The real estate skyrocketing market in Hong Kong developed during 2011, when an apartment from the Sky High complex, numbers 10-19, was sold for 103 million dollars. Pollock's Path is the last and most exquisite entry on our most expensive places in the world list.
Average price per square meter: $120,000.
Who lives here: Stephen Chow, HSBC executives.