The best real estate in Paris can be found in these key arrondissements and iconic addresses.
Price growth 2.6%
Most prestigious streets Place Dauphine, Rue de l’Amiral de Coligny and Place de Valois
Paris’s smallest district is characterised by very low transaction volumes. In the heart of the Right Bank, it offers history, fashion and culture. The best addresses include apartments with views on Le Palais Royale, Tuileries Gardens or Place Dauphine, and prices range between €15,000 and €30,000 per sq m.
Price growth 1.2%
Most prestigious streets Rue Volney, Rue des Capucines and Rue Danielle Casanova
This small arrondissement is home to La Bourse (the former Paris stock exchange) and numerous bank headquarters. It is an area undergoing change, attracting entrepreneurs and start-ups. Prices stand 13.6% above their 2011 peak.
Price growth 6.3%
Most prestigious streets Rue des Quatre-Fils, Rue du Parc Royal, Rue Elzévir
Also known as the Haut-Marais, this district has experienced faster price rises than in any other prime area – at 22.6% in the past five years. Independent shops and a vibrant restaurant scene have supported the district’s rise.
Price growth 1.6%
Most prestigious streets Quai de Béthune, Quai d’Orléans and Place des Vosges
Also known as Le Marais, this area’s highest prices range from €15,000 to €30,000 per sq m for property on Île Saint-Louis with views over the Seine. There is high demand for pieds-à-terre and prestigious apartments in 17th or 18th-century mansions.
Price growth 7.3%
Most prestigious streets Quai de la Tournelle, Place du Panthéon and Rue Laromiguière
French families are attracted by the high-quality schools here, but family apartments are in short supply. Prices grew by 7.3% in the year to September 2018 – outperforming the city average.
Price growth 3.6%
Most prestigious streets Rue Guynemer, Rue de Seine and Rue Bonaparte
Still the highest-value district in Paris, the 6th arrondissement encompasses both the Jardin du Luxembourg and the Saint-Germain-des-Prés quarter. It is emblematic of ‘l’esprit rive gauche’ (the spirit of the South Bank) with trendy boutiques, antique shops and plenty of cafés and bistros. It is a highly sought-after location for pieds-à-terre in the historic heart of the city.
Price growth 6.2%
Most prestigious streets Avenue Émile Deschanel, Rue du Bac and Quai Voltaire
Home to many state institutions and historic private mansions, prices here have risen steadily – especially in the Saint-Thomas d’Aquin district. The highest prices (between €20,000 and €30,000 per sq m) are commanded by properties that have private gardens and/or panoramic views.
Price growth 4.8%
Most prestigious streets Avenue Montaigne, Avenue George V and Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
A district of contrasts – the most luxurious homes can be found in the south, with businesses and family homes in the north. Inside the ‘Golden Triangle’ between the Champs-Élysées, Avenue Montaigne and Avenue George V, prices average €15,000 to €30,000 per sq m.
Price growth 4.6%
Most prestigious streets Avenue Foch, Avenue Georges Mandel, Avenue du Président Wilson, Place des États-Unis
Paris’s largest district is popular with expats and locals, thanks to its beautiful buildings and good schools. The north is defined by prime and ultra-prime homes on broad avenues, with views of the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe. Prices here average €12,000 to €18,000 per sq m, while those in the south are much lower.
More insight on the Paris prime residential real estate market can be found in the Paris Spotlight by Savills Research.
Note: Price growth, year to September 2018, unless otherwise stated