10. MOSCOW: Stoleshnikov
The commercial street of Moscow comes last in the Top 10 – There was an 20% increase of the rentals in 2014, either US$ 5 570 per square meter (4475€).
9. ZURICH: BAHNHOFSTRASSE
A slight increase of 1.1% for the Swiss street: the rent is US$ 8 750 per square meter (7030€).
8. SEOUL: Myeongdong SHOPPING STREET
This South Korean street suffered this year an increase of 17.6%. The rent is now US$ 9,320 per square meter (7490€).
7. TOKYO: GINZA
The luxury shops in Ginza are numerous – the only ones which can afford to pay a rent of US$ 9,530 per square meter (7660€).
6. MILAN: VIA MONTENAPOLEONE
Fashion is expensive in Milan, and especially on the Via Montenapoleone, where rents were increased by 13.3%: US$ 9,980 per square meter (8020€)
5. SYDNEY: PITT STREET MALL
This beautiful Australian shopping center has increased rents by 25% in 2014, either US$ 10,160 per square meter (8165€).
4. LONDON: NEW BOND STREET
The rent in New Bond Street rose increased by 4.2%, either US$ 12,160 per square meter (9770€).
3. PARIS: AVENUE DES CHAMPS ELYSEES
Rents from the famous Champs Elysees remains relatively stable after an increase of 40% in 2013. It costs US$ 15,560 per square meter (12500€).
2. HONG KONG: CAUSEWAY BAY
Causeway Bay was perhaps the most expensive trade route in the world in 2012 and 2013, but is now the second of the ranking, rents fell by 6.8%. It costs now US$ 27,350 per square meter (21980€)
1. NEW YORK: UPPER FIFTH AVENUE
There is no more expensive than the commercial area of Fifth Avenue, with rents around US$ 35,000 per square meter (28126€).