We have looked into the top 10 investment spots for property and many of our top holiday destinations have been identified this piece makes some interesting reading on a Monday…… we can all dream :)
1. Hong Kong
Hot spots: Hong Kong’s best known luxury residential enclaves are all on Hong Kong Island, within easy reach of international schools, clubs and the city’s main business districts. It is in these areas where prices have risen most rapidly over the past three years. Prices of luxury accommodation in these areas have risen by 65 per cent since 2008, compared with a staggering 80 per cent on the Island.
Hot spots: The Tverskaya and Patriarchy Ponds area has always been and remains one of the most popular parts of Moscow with premium real estate buyers and tenants. Tverskaya is the main street of the Russian capital, and leads directly to the Kremlin and Red Square. Tverskaya, as well as the adjacent area of the Patriarchy Ponds offers residents the best shops, restaurants, schools, theatres and cinemas. It is not by chance that demand in the Tverskaya area remains high.
Hot spots: Sydney’s most luxurious properties and greatest wealth are found in its prestigious eastern suburbs. From here, residents can take advantage of glorious views over Sydney Harbour or the Pacific Ocean, and be within a few minutes’ drive of Sydney’s CBD.
Hot spots: One of the most sought after investment locations in Paris is the “Ile St Louis” and in particular, the “Quai de Bethune” overlooking the Seine.
Hot spots: South Mumbai is the southern-most precinct of the city of Mumbai and is the main business centre. It is the richest urban precinct in India, and houses most of the city’s elite. The area is on the east by Mumbai harbour and on the west by the Arabian Sea. As a ratio to average per capita income, real estate prices in the business districts remain the most expensive in the world.
Hot spots: Xintiandi, or Taipingqiao Lake, is renowned as a with-planned development of high-end dining, entertainment venues, luxury residential properties, office towers and hotels. This centrally-located scheme is now one of the most highly sought-after residential enclaves in Shanghai.
7. New York
Hot spots: The area east of Lexington Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side is being thought of in a new light with the construction of the Second Avenue Subway.
Hot spots: Minato Ward, an area home to several important commercial and entertainment districts such as Akaska and Roppongi, is one of the most prestigious residential addresses in Tokyo.
Hot spots: One of the most popular luxury precincts in Singapore include residences closest to the Orchard Road shopping belt classified under prime districts 9 and 10. Luxury apartments in the area are commonly furnished with designer fixtures, state-of-the art home technologies and sky gardens.
Hot spots: Kensington and Notting Hill are both sought after areas as both have fashionable restaurants, high-end shopping and good schools. On your doorstep, you also have the open green spaces of Kensington Gardens (once the private gardens of Kensington Palace) covering 275 acres or Hyde Park covering 350 acres.
Which location wuld you choose if you found some spare change down the side of the sofa??