Mayors of nearby cities also oppose the plan to put up 36,000 apartments in space being vacated by Israeli Military Industries moving their plants to the south
The pandemic has wiped out many advantages of city living, driving many with means to seek temporary and permanent alternatives outside of them
Dynamic designs for new needs: rooftop agriculture, movable walls and putting communal building areas to greater use ■ ‘Things won’t go back to they way they were,’ says architect Avner Yashar
Venn establishes non-virtual communities for a fee, and its business model includes inflating property values in low-income neighborhoods. Is this the right way to build community?
Follows murder of 13-year-old girl in settlement adjacent to Hebron.
In bid to increase supply of homes, housing cabinet approves expanded ‘target price’ plan and fast track for winning extra building rights.
Tales of the city, like this one: 'I paid $650 for a tiny basement flat with no light.'
Treasury plan, which must be approved by incoming Finance Minister, could raise purchase and betterment taxes as well as levies on rental income.
Yet, rise in price of homes in Israel is third-steepest among 26 countries, magazine reports.
There are around 50,000 foreign workers in the trade, of whom 82% are Palestinians. A dearth of training has made it a labor to find Israeli workers.
Committee warns that government will need to raise taxes, cancel benefits to stay within budget in 2015.
Academics, former officials say bill won’t reduce prices or demand and will cut tax revenues by up to $876 million a year.
New York group hoping to sell the Israeli government on the idea; it would be first issue for a specific purpose.
Yitzhak Tshuva completes purchase, with U.S. partner, of iconic 346 Broadway building.
Israeli bank seeks to unload rights to the two Midtown buildings in Manhattan that serve as its U.S. headquarters.
The real estate bubble isn't hurting those whose decisions influence home prices – in fact, under current circumstances, maintaining the bubble is crucial to them.
Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid launches plan to build more long-term rental units, but former social protest leader MK Stav Shaffir says the real key is to monitor rental prices.
Azrieli Group announces plan to build 60-story commercial complex on site of Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper building.
The tax hike, effective January 2014, will apply to flats that are empty nine months a year.
The average new home sold for NIS 1.5 million during January-March 2013, while the average previously owned home cost NIS 1.128 million for the same period.
The Finance Minister may also tax advanced training funds and redraw the map of the periphery to apply a higher tax rate to more exporters.
By 2025, an estimated 80% of the country's population will be living in the greater Tel Aviv area.
A new construction in south Jaffa makes the historic town more like Tel Aviv, but in a good way.
State's short of land suitable for development in the center, but there's plenty sitting around while the owners wait for even better prices.
Home loan consulting company says lowest mortgages were on homes in Be'er Sheva, where monthly repayment was half as high as in Jerusalem.