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Survey ranks Beirut the 33rd most expensive city in the world

October 11, 2009 Leave a comment

Beirut ranks as 33rd most expensive retail rent in world, second highest in Middle East

From The Daily Star

A survey of the world’s most expensive retail rental locations has ranked Beirut as the 33rd most expensive city worldwide. The 2009 survey of 60 cities around the world by property consultants Cushman & Wakefield found Beirut to be the second most expensive of 12 cities in the Middle East and Africa region, and the most expensive of 10 Arab cities included in the rankings, as reported by Lebanon This Week, the economic publication of the Byblos Bank Group. 

In a previous survey Beirut ranked as the 43rd most expensive city globally and the third most expensive in the Middle East and Africa. 
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Lebanon, you can do better than 175.

September 28, 2009 1 comment

Beirut ranks 175th globally for quality of living

From The Daily Star

The annual survey on the quality of living in 215 cities around the world ranked Beirut as the 175th most desirable city for overall living standards and 16th among 21 cities surveyed in the Middle East and North Africa region in 2009, as reported by Lebanon This Week, the economic publication of the Byblos Bank Group. 

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