Just how much money do you need to live here?
One Hyde Park, Nick and Christian Candy’s magnum opus, is the world’s most expensive block.
Features of the Knightsbridge luxury apartment block include an exclusive private cinema, 21-metre “ozone” swimming pool, squash court, eye-scanners in the lifts, and 24/7 room service from the next door Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel.
Here are nine stats you need to know about One Hyde Park:
Cost of the project: £1bn
Number of apartments: 86
Average price per square foot: Between £5,000 and £7,500 per square foot
Starting price: £5m
Cost of the apartment sold in 2015: £75m
Cost of apartment sold in 2014: £140m
Cost of apartments sold in 2011: £140m
Renting a flat in One Hyde Park: £200,000 a month
Number of flats “occupied by individuals” as of 2013: Only 19 out of 85
Who lives there: Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, Prime Minister of Qatar; Christian and Nick Candy, the developers of the property; Ukraine’s richest man Rinat Akhmetov; Vladimir Kim, chair of the London-listed Kazakh copper giant Kazakhmys plc
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