Hong Kong Maintains Highest Retail Rent In The World

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 2:44 PM EDT) -- Hong Kong continues its wide lead in global prime retail rent, but costs are rising fastest in New York and London, a new study shows. 

Despite difficulty finding space because vacancies are rare, major brands continue to try to set up shop in Hong Kong amid its booming tourism industry. The city's average retail rent was $4,328 per square foot per year in the second quarter, up by 12 percent from the first quarter of last year, according to a study by real estate services firm...
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