Figure A.11
International Facility Cost Comparison
  Average Lease Costs
  Factory $US/ft2 Rank6 Office $US/ft2 Rank6 Facility Total7 Rank6
North America
Lethbridge $4.29 1 $21.42 2 $437 2
Canada 5.49 4 28.48 4 574 4
US 4.70 2 29.97 6 550 3
Europe            
France 8.02 7 44.04 9 869 8
Germany 7.50 5 27.35 3 636 5
Italy 7.96 6 28.57 5 669 6
Netherlands 5.09 3 15.29 1 390 1
UK 12.30 9 42.54 8 1,013 9
Asia Pacific            
Australia 9.75 8 36.64 7 840 7
Japan 14.18 10 45.15 10 1,118 10