Dan Accadia Hotel photo: Dan Hotels archive Dan Accadia Herzliya to become Israel's biggest hotel

The Tel Aviv District Planning and Building Commission has given final approval to expand the hotel to 1,350 rooms.

New housing construction  photo: Shutterstock/ASAP Creative Housing starts up for first time in 18 months

There were 11,228 building starts for apartments in Israel in the second quarter of 2018, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.

Ramat Hasharon homes for rent Photo: Eyal Yitzhar Mortgage taking in Israel still on the up

New mortgages amounted to NIS 14.8 billion in the second quarter.

Home for sale  image: Shutterstock Investment home purchases hit new low

Only 13% of housing purchases in Israel in July were by investors.

Bank Hapoalim Hayarkon Street Photo: PR Hapoalim to sell Tel Aviv Hayarkon branch

The property's value is assessed at NIS 70-90 million.

Tel Aviv luxury apartments Apartments sold and rented

A selection of recent real estate deals in Israel including in Jerusalem, Ramat Gan, Kfar Saba, Netanya, and Beersheva.

Shmuel Sayad  photo: Tamat Matsafi Altshuler Shaham takes further 2% stake in Reit 1

Investment house Altshuler Shaham already holds 8.7% of the income producing real estate company.

real estate  photo: Eyal Izhar Home Price Index up again, CPI up 0.1% in Aug

After falling for most of the past year, home prices rose for the second successive month, while the Consumer Price Index rose less than expected.

New housing construction  photo: Shutterstock/ASAP Creative New home sales down in first half year

The Central Bureau of Statistics reports a 1.8% increase in the stock of unsold housing.

Tel Aviv luxury apartments Real estate deal volume in Tel Aviv hits 15-year low

Housing prices in Tel Aviv fell 9% in 2017-2018, the Ministry of Finance reports.

Moshe Kahlon  photo: Ronen Zvulun, Reuters Kahlon faces dilemma on interest rate hike

It is unclear whether Kahlon supports a rate hike, especially as it would hit mortgage holders.

Discount Bank new headquarters Photo: PR Discount Bank lays cornerstone for Rishon Lezion HQ

Construction work on four buildings in Rishon's new Eleph district is due to be completed by 2022.

new apartments Kahlon's housing policy will boomerang

Prices may fall short term, but conditions are being created for steep rises later on, developer Eido Hagag argues.

Moti Ben-Moshe  photo: Tamar Matsafi Moti Ben-Moshe can finally move ahead on Africa-Israel

After court approval of the Africa-Israel debt settlement, Ben-Moshe and his companies can start raising the cash required to complete it.

Trees in Tel Aviv Photo: Shutterstock Israel's cities see tree preservation as low priority

Changes in the criteria for cutting down trees and pressure to utilize space do not bode well for preservation.

Talpiot as planned Photo: Eden Jerusalem has big plans for Talpiot

Eden the Jerusalem Development Company plans transforming the crumbling buildings of the Talpiot industrial zone into gleaming office towers.

Home Front Command earthquake exercise photo: Yossi Zeliger Israel's earthquake measures utterly inadequate

Last week's tremors in Tiberias are a reminder that a major earthquake in Israel is a question of when, not if.

Bezhalel Machlis Photo: Tamar Matsafi The gov't is giving IMI to Elbit for nothing

Elbit will pay NIS 1.8 billion for IMI Systems and has been promised NIS 1.8 billion for vacating the Ramat Hasharon site. But will the plant move to the Negev as promised?

New Haifa bus station Photo: Haifa Municipality Haifa's new central bus station begins operating

The Check Post terminal contains stops on the Metronit lines, city and interurban buses, and a railway station.

US real estate  photo: Shutterstock/ ASAP Creative The US estate tax trap for Israeli investors

Israelis buying real estate in the US may not be aware of their exposure.

Green in the City community photo: Guy Nardi Community, not technology, will save our cities

A smart city is no substitute for a sense of belonging.

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