New Delhi: New Delhi's Connaught Place (CP) is the ninth most expensive office location in the world with an annual rent of nearly $144 per sq ft, according to property consultant CBRE. CP, located in the heart of the national capital, was at the ninth position even last year. In its annual Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey, CBRE tracks the cost of leasing prime office space globally. For the second year, Hong Kong's Central district retained the top spot as the world's most expensive market for prime office rents, with the prime occupancy costs valued at $322 per sq.ft.
Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex and Nariman Point CBD slipped to 27th and 40th positions, respectively. Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) was ranked 26th and Nariman Point at 37th in 2018 ranking. The current annual prime rent of BKC is valued at $90.67 per sq. ft and the Nariman Point CBD is valued at $68.38 per sq ft.