When living in the world’s financial center capitals, it helps immeasurably to have plenty of money to pay for rental properties. And according to a new survey from RENTCafé
, three U.S. financial centers have the world’s highest rents.
In an overview of the 30 top global financial centers
, New York City boasted the highest monthly rent, with a $3,680 average rent for a one-bedroom apartment. San Francisco came in second, averaging $3,360 for the rent on a one-bedroom apartment, followed by Boston at $2,930. Other pricey markets included Hong Kong at $2,740, Geneva at $2,320 and Zurich at $2,200.
At the bottom of list, the most affordable global financial center was the Moroccan city of Casablanca, where the average rent on a one-bedroom apartment was $820.