LIVING IN PASEO DE GRACIA
Today, Paseo de Gracia is the most elegant and stately avenue of Barcelona. A great street with the best fashion, the most representative examples of Modernism (Gaudí, Puig i Cadaflach) and hotels and restaurants more category. Living in Paseo de Gracia is a luxury available to few.
Living in Paseo de Gracia is to enjoy the most exclusive in the city center and less than a kilometer and a half, the style of the Champs Elysees in Paris. This is the most exclusive street in the Catalan capital, where very few can live, but many visitors daily. You can see flats to live here in Amat Luxury.
A BIT OF HISTORY
Formerly, the present district of Gracia was an independent town of Barcelona and in the beginning, the Paseo de Gracia joined the small Villa de Gracia with large capital.
Back then it was known as the Way of Jesus and the name came from the Franciscan convent of Santa Maria de Jesus, situated between the current Paseo de Gracia and the streets of Aragon, Consell de Cent and Pau Claris. It was the only building of Barcelona plain outside the city walls. And until the 1820s, the road was a simple country road that connected the Portal del Angel, one of the gateways to Barcelona, with the villa.
The walk itself was opened in 1827, it was 42 meters wide and was once the favorite place of the aristocracy to showcase their skills in the art of riding and luxury cars. In the last decade of the century, gradually the whole area of the city was acquiring a commercial protagonism attracting the bourgeoisie, which made them go replacing isolated houses with garden apartment buildings.
LIVING IN PASEO DE GRACIA, THE PLACE OF THE BIG BRANDS
Paseo de Gracia is characterized by bringing together the major brands, with Barcelona street that houses a large number of luxury shops, concentrating much of the sales of the sector in Spain.
Similarly, it represents an important showcase for national and international brands, due to the large crowds that travels daily by this ride.
It is also characterized by having a large range of hotels for domestic and international visitors as well as all kinds of cafes and restaurants. Its location is privileged for the operation of tourism throughout the year.
THE MORE EXPENSIVE STREET TO LIVE FOR RENT
Paseo de Gracia holds the record for being the most expensive street in Spain. From this year, the square meter more expensive rental housing in Spain is no longer in the Serrano street of Madrid, but in the Paseo de Gracia, in Barcelona.
The average cost of the lease in this way amounts to 29.58 euros per square meter per month for 27.84 euros from Madrid street. This means that lease a house of 100 square meters on this street now costs 2,958 euros, 2% more than a year ago, according to the annual report prepared TecniTasa (Taxation Technicians S.A.).
Rent a house in the same area in the Serrano street of Madrid is now 174 euros cheaper. Here, lease a building of 1000 square meters costs 2,784 a month, since, according to the valuer, the price per square meter of rent has fallen by 13% in the capital in the past year.