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Most expensive cities for office space

<p>1. For the first time since 2008, London took the top spot. Competition for the scarce high quality office space in London fueled office rents by 2 percent in the city's West End bolstering rents sufficiently to leapfrog over Hong Kong, according to a report by global real estate services firm Cushman and Wakefield.</p>

1. For the first time since 2008, London took the top spot. Competition for the scarce high quality office space in London fueled office rents by 2 percent in the city's West End bolstering rents sufficiently to leapfrog over Hong Kong, according to...more

1. For the first time since 2008, London took the top spot. Competition for the scarce high quality office space in London fueled office rents by 2 percent in the city's West End bolstering rents sufficiently to leapfrog over Hong Kong, according to a report by global real estate services firm Cushman and Wakefield.

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<p>2. Hong Kong's central business district</p>

2. Hong Kong's central business district

2. Hong Kong's central business district

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<p>3. Zona Sul area of Rio de Janeiro</p>

3. Zona Sul area of Rio de Janeiro

3. Zona Sul area of Rio de Janeiro

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<p>4. Connaught Place in New Delhi</p>

4. Connaught Place in New Delhi

4. Connaught Place in New Delhi

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<p>5. Tokyo central business district</p>

5. Tokyo central business district

5. Tokyo central business district

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<p>6. Moscow central business district</p>

6. Moscow central business district

6. Moscow central business district

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<p>7. Beijing central business district</p>

7. Beijing central business district

7. Beijing central business district

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<p>8. New York, Midtown, Madison and Fifth avenues</p>

8. New York, Midtown, Madison and Fifth avenues

8. New York, Midtown, Madison and Fifth avenues

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<p>9. Sydney central business district</p>

9. Sydney central business district

9. Sydney central business district

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<p>10. Paris central business district</p>

10. Paris central business district

10. Paris central business district

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