JLL: London is ranked first in terms of its Cross-Border Retailer Attractiveness Index

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In its Destination Retail report, JLL noted that London has a Cross-Border Retailer Attractiveness Index of 234 and is ranked first overall. The report is based on a survey of 240 leading retail brands across 140 cities globally. The cities account for 36% of global GDP, 13% of the world’s population and one third of the world’s consumer spending. The index shows, for each case, the presence of retailers, relative to the average of 100. London is classified as a Global Retail City. Growth of spending in 2015-19 is expected to be about 3.8% annually. Average prime retail rents are around USD10,500 per square metre per annum.

Source : JLL/Apr 2016/London/RET