Hot New Homes: A Snapshot of the Astronomical Price-Per-Square-Foot in London, New York, and Paris

You can get a lot of bang for your buck—in the middle of nowhere anyone wants to be. In the world's most influential urban centers, however, the price per square foot is steep. Below are some of the most valuable pieces of property put on the market recently in London, Hong Kong, New York, and Paris. You wish you lived here.

Photos courtesy of respective real-estate companies.

You can get a lot of bang for your buck—in the middle of nowhere anyone wants to be. In the world's most influential urban centers, however, the price per square foot is steep. Below are some of the most valuable pieces of property put on the market recently in London, Hong Kong, New York, and Paris. You wish you lived here.

chelsea-maisonette-int.jpg

Photos courtesy of respective real-estate companies.

Location: Refurbished maisonette in London, England

Price: $5,040,517

Size: 1,088 square feet

Price per square foot: $4,633

Key selling points: Though it's short on space, this ground floor 2-bedroom maisonette in Chelsea has a killer conservatory, private garden, and an entrance hall that's elegant, not ostentatious.

Listing: Strutt & Parker

• • •

central-park-apartment.jpg

Photos courtesy of respective real-estate companies.

central-park-apartment-int.jpg

Photos courtesy of respective real-estate companies.

Location: Swanky studio in Manhattan, New York

Price: $6,000,000

Size: 1,000 square feet

Price per square foot: $6,000

Key selling points: Welcome to New York City, where $6 million gets you a pad the size of most suburban couple's first joint rental apartments. You'll still be living large, though. The building, imagined by Pritzker prize-winning architect Christian de Portzamparc and Danish designer Thomas Juul-Hansen, is stocked with Miele, Sub-Zero, and Zephyr appliances, a private fitness center and yoga studio, a full catering kitchen, private dining, and onsite parking facilities.

Listing: Sotheby's

• • •

paris-apartment.jpg

Photos courtesy of respective real-estate companies.

paris-apartment2.jpg

Photos courtesy of respective real-estate companies.

Location: Riverside apartment in Paris, France

Price: $5,139,719

Size: 1,722 square feet

Price per square foot: $2,985

Key selling points: This two-bedroom apartment is big on perks: panoramic views of the Seine and the Louvre, a private lift, maid's quarters, and a cellar for your impressive vintage library.

Listing: Daniel Feau

• • •

hong-kong-apartment-ext.jpg

Photos courtesy of respective real-estate companies.

hong-kong-apartment.jpg

Photos courtesy of respective real-estate companies.

Location: Beachside contemporary in Hong Kong, China

Price: $15,481,873

Size: 2,809 square feet

Price per square foot: $5,512

Key selling points: Hong Kong's luxury real estate market is one of the most competitive in the world. That said, this contemporary 4-bedroom with ocean views is worth every penny. Er, every million.

Listing: Asia Pacific Properties

• • •

You Might Like

Powered by ZergNet