David Fattal Photo: Eyal Izhar Fattal: Hotels in Israel are more expensive, like everything

Hotelier David Fattal told the Globes Capital Market Conference that everything in Israel is more expensive and everything in Europe is easier to accomplish.

Moshe Hogeg Photo: Reuters Hogeg buys Kfar Shmaryahu land with bitcoin

NIS 10 million of the NIS 70 million that Israeli entrepreneur Moshe Hogeg paid Ilan Ben-Dov was in bitcoin.

Nahariya Photo: Paul Orliv 10,000 new homes planned for Nahariya

The plan envisions increasing the population of Nahariya by 50%.

Caesarea Photo: Moshe Shai Caesarea Foundation to pay NIS 800m to higher education

The Ministry of Finance and the Rothschild Caesarea Foundation have reached agreement on the financial disputes between them.

Moshe Hogeg Photo: Yonatan Bloom Moshe Hogeg buys Kfar Shmariyahu land for $19m

The high-tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist will build a home with a swimming pool but has not yet filed for a building permit.

Sde Dov airport Photo: Shutterstock Environmentalists oppose keeping Sde Dov airport open

The Tel Aviv mayor wants to reduce the number of planned housing units on the site from 16,000 to 8,000 and keep the airport operating.

new apartments Q1 housing starts plunge to lowest since 2012

Housing starts fell 14.6% in the first quarter of 2018 from the fourth quarter of 2017 and 34% from the first quarter of 2017, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.

Yossi Singer and Erez Balasha Photo: Tamuz Rachman Generation Capital raises NIS 230m infrastructure fund

The fund is planning to raise more capital through a share offering on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE)

Tel Aviv luxury apartments Apartments sold and rented

A selection of recent real estate deals in Israel including in Mevasseret Zion, Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Holon, Bat Yam, Kfar Saba, Netanya and Ashdod.

Yitzhak Tshuva  photo: Gil Yohanan Tshuva co ordered to pay NIS 33m to Tel Aviv site residents

Most of the families on the Givat Amal B site, who were moved there in 1948, will receive NIS 1.5-2 million from Yitzhak Tshuva's Elad Israel Residence.

Michal Ansky, Teddy Sagi  photo: Tamar Matsafi Teddy Sagi in talks to buy Tel Aviv market

Following his success with Camden Market in London, Sagi wants to try his luck at Shuk Tzafon.

construction photo: Tamar Matzafi New home sales in Israel still slowing

Purchases of new housing units dropped almost 20% in the past 12 months.

Jaffa  photo: Itamar Greenberg Marriott to open 121-room Jaffa hotel in July

The Jaffa - a Luxury Collection Hotel will be housed in a renovated 19th century building and new contemporary building.

Apple Store, Manhattan  photo: Lucas Jackson, Reuters Azrieli negotiating for first Apple store in Israel

Apple has two official importers in Israel, but no retail store.

Nati Saidoff Photo: PR Naty Saidoff buys Shari Arison's stake in Shikun & Binui

Saidoff is paying NIS 1.1 billion for the 47% holding in the real estate and infrastructure company.

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.

Beny Steinmetz  photo: Aviv Hofi Scorpio's debt woes deepen

Scorpio Real Estate controlling shareholder Beny Steinmetz has personally guaranteed its debts to its bondholders and Bank Hapoalim.

LR Biohouse Jerusalem Photo: Tomer Feder LR Group to open shared biotech workspace in Jerusalem

Facilities will also open in Petah Tikva and Haifa in a unique model that combines incubator, co-working space and access to hospital infrastructures.

Bank of Israel photo: Ariel Yerusalimsky Bank of Israel: Rents up, home prices down

Rents are rising faster, despite the fall in housing prices, according to the Bank of Israel Monetary Committee.

IDF ICT campus Africa Israel, Shikun & Binui win IDF ICT campus tender

The two companies overcame Minrav and Electra Real Estate in the tender for the Beersheva communications campus.

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.

Tel Aviv luxury apartments Apartments sold and rented

A selection of recent real estate deals in Israel including in Jerusalem, Herzliya, Modi'in, Kfar Saba, Lod, Beersheva and Safed.

New apartments Housing purchases for investment reach new low

Sales of apartments by investors are falling all over Israel except in Kiryat Gat.

Ramat Gan development Photo: Guy Nardi 13 spectacular homes added to hilltop Bauhaus house

Architect Yehuda Feigin designed the Ramat Gan apartment building for the Nakash brothers.

Tel Aviv Ahad Ha'Am St. Photo: Yoaz Development "Tel Aviv's buildings are a treasure"

Architect Nitza Smok's study led to UNESCO's proclamation of Tel Aviv as a World Heritage Site but she wishes she had marked more buildings for preservation.

Beit Yanai pet cemetery Photo: PR Israeli landowners sued over pet cemetery scandal

The bizarre saga of Moshav Beit Yanai's illegal pet cemetery sheds light on the difficulty of burying pets in Israel.

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