Tokyo Has Expensive Rent

In Tokyo, the average monthly rent for a two-bedroom “expat apartment” as defined by ECA – roughly 80 square meters, a palatial for most regular Tokyoites — came to $4,352 in 2010, according to the report. The figure for Moscow was $3,500, followed by Hong Kong’s $2,830, London’s $2,824 and Singapore’s $2,810.

via Yen Keeps Tokyo Rents Highest in World for Expats – Japan Real Time – WSJ.

According to Google, 80 square meters is about 861 square feet.

The price per square foot per month is $5.05. On a yearly basis the cost per square foot is $60.66

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