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Country Road Store, Pitt St Mall, Sydney

This building from around 1878 is the flagship store for fashion retailer Country Road. It is located in the prestigious Pitt St Mall where rents are astronomical.

 

"A report by Cushman & Wakefield has revealed that Sydney's Pitt St mall is the fourth most expensive shopping strip in the world, based on average retail rental prices.

 

A 33 per cent increase in rents at Pitt St Mall, which propelled the Australian city from ninth place to fourth. Rents along the pedestrianised street are at a record $A9,913 [per square metre] and mark the first time that an Australian city has made the top five. " Source: The Australian 1 Sep 2011

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Taken on December 16, 2011