Main Streets Across The World 2019

Christine Li • 13/11/2019
The World’s Most Expensive Shopping Streets Revealed

Main Streets Across the World – now in its 31st year – ranks high streets worldwide by their prime rental value.

Combining insight on retail trends with a unique global proprietary data set of 448 high street retail rents, we rank the top shopping streets by their prime rental value.

Top 20 Most Expensive Retail Streets By Market
(source: Cushman & Wakefield)

Rank

2019

Rank

2018

Location

City

Market

Rent Q2 2019
US$/sf/year

1

1

Causeway Bay (main street shops)

Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China

2,745

2

2

Upper 5th Avenue (49th - 60th Sts)

New York

USA

2,250

3

3

New Bond Street

London

United Kingdom

1,714

4

4

Avenue des Champs Elysees

Paris

France

1,478

5

5

Via Montenapoleone

Milan

Italy

1,447

6

6

Ginza

Tokyo

Japan

1,251

7

7

Pitt Street Mall

Sydney

Australia

1,076

8

9

Bahnhofstrasse

Zurich

Switzerland

866

9

8

Myeongdong

Seoul

South Korea

862

10

10

Kohlmarkt

Vienna

Austria

513

11

11

Wangfujing

Beijing

Mainland China

471

12

12

Kaufinger/Neuhauser

Munich

Germany

469

13

13

Grafton Street

Dublin

Ireland

401

14

15

Ermou

Athens

Greece

361

14

14

Portal de L'Angel

Barcelona

Spain

361

16

17

Orchard Road

Singapore

Singapore

312

17

16

Kalverstraat

Amsterdam

Netherlands

301

18

19

Na Příkopě street

Prague

Czech Republic

298

19

18

Stoleshnikov

Moscow

Russia

288

20

21

Khan Market

New Delhi

India

243

*Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) within China


The full edition includes a list of the most expensive shopping streets in 68 markets – the largest number we have ever included.

We also review global retail trends, including the growth of online retail, the value of the physical store and retail innovation.

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