The World’s 10 Most Expensive Cities for Building Construction, 2017

Arcadis, a global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, recently published its International Construction Costs report for 2017.

The report details the relative cost of building in 44 of the world’s major cities across 13 building types while outlining significant product-quality, supply-chain, and cost-differential factors.

Click through this gallery to learn the top 10 most expensive cities in which to build. To view the full report, visit

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