There is a New York City hot dog vendor who pays $289,000/year for his location.
According to the New York Times, Mohammad Mastafa, who has a cart on Fifth Avenue and East 62nd Street, near the Central Park Zoo, pays the city $289,000 annually for his location. And he’s not alone. Four other cart owners in Central Park pay the city more than $200,000 per year. In fact, all of the permits that cost more than $100,000 are for carts located in Central Park.