What can you buy for a million dollars
A million dollars - a sum certainly enviable. It seems that if any problems are solved and open all the doors. But, as practice shows, it all depends on the place on the planet where a door opens in the mansion, and somewhere - in the literal sense, in a small little room.
This, of course, real estate, and it is luxury - a millionaire and will consider the worst-case scenarios? But if somewhere in Cape Town it is the money can afford a villa in more than 200 square meters, in Monaco it will be only a 15-meter room is available. That is to say, one square. meter luxury housing costs 470dollarov, and in the Mediterranean principality in the second largest city in South Africa on the Atlantic coast - 6800 dollars.
Here are a dozen of the most expensive cities in this sense (data from the study in 2014 Knight Frank real estate consulting company):
10. Shanghai, where a $ 1 million can buy 46 square meters. m "luxury"
9. Moscow - 43 square meters. meter
8. Paris - 42 sq. meter
7. Sydney - 41 sq. meter
6. New York - 40 square meters. m
5. Geneva - 35 sq. m
4. Singapore - 33 sq. meter
3. London - 25 square meters. m
2. Hong Kong - 21 square meters. meter
1. Monaco - 15 square meters. m
This comparative chart on Global Post website helps to visualize the difference (the dimensions on it are indicated in square feet):