the world's most visited architecture website
All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Architecture News
  3. The Top 10 Most Expensive (and Cheapest) Cities to Build In Are...

The Top 10 Most Expensive (and Cheapest) Cities to Build In Are...

The Top 10 Most Expensive (and Cheapest) Cities to Build In Are...
The Top 10 Most Expensive (and Cheapest) Cities to Build In Are... , New York . Image © James Ewing OTTO
New York . Image © James Ewing OTTO

When comparing 44 major cities, Arcadis' 2016 International Construction Costs Index has found New York to be the world's most expensive city to build in. London came in as a close second, reporting cost of building prices (on average) 20 percent higher than Paris. In contrast, Taipei was labeled as the "cheapest" city for construction. According to the study, "strong currencies and significant resource constraints" were a result in higher prices. Read on for the complete lists of most expensive, and least expensive, cities for construction.

TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE CITIES FOR CONSTRUCTION

  1. New York
  2. London
  3. Hong Kong
  4. Geneva
  5. Macau
  6. Copenhagen
  7. Stockholm
  8. Frankfurt
  9. Paris
  10. Singapore

TOP 10 CHEAPEST CITIES FOR CONSTRUCTION

  1. Taipei
  2. Bangalore
  3. Bangkok
  4. Kuala Lumpur
  5. Ho Chi Min
  6. Bucharest
  7. Prague
  8. Sarajevo
  9. Sofia
  10. Jakarta

News via Arcadis, Construction News, Albawaba Business

About this author
Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "The Top 10 Most Expensive (and Cheapest) Cities to Build In Are... " 06 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/779972/the-top-10-most-expensive-and-cheapest-cities-to-build-in-are/> ISSN 0719-8884
Read comments
New York . Image © James Ewing OTTO

10个建设成本最高和最低的建筑

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.