Construction


New Rules to Create New Public Housing

The Israel Lands Council has approved a rule change sought by its directors – Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and Housing Minister Yoav Galant – that requires contractors who build homes…

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U.S. Construction Spending Slipped in March

U.S. builders trimmed construction spending slightly in March, one month after building activity hit an all-time high. Construction spending slipped 0.2 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted $1.218 trillion,…

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Court: Developer Can’t Sell Just to Religious

A real estate project that until now was being marketed solely to the religious public must be made available to all customers, a Yerushalayim court has ruled. The Carmei Gat…

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PA’s Abbas to Meet President Trump in May

The White House announced over the weekend that President Donald Trump will meet with Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas on 3 May. The meeting will take place in Washington, with…

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Jewish Group Sues U.N. Over Squatting, Illegal Building

The Regavim organization has filed a lawsuit against the United Nations for illegal building in Yerushalayim, and against the Yerushalayim Municipality for turning a blind eye to the illegal construction.…

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Crane Collapse Injures Two in Ramat Gan

A construction crane collapsed in Ramat Gan Sunday, injuring two people. The crane operator, 38, was seriously hurt, and another construction worker, 31, was reported in moderate condition. They were…

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Who Ordered Building Freeze in Yehudah and Shomron?

The office of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has denied charges that he ordered a building freeze in Yehudah and Shomron. But on Thursday, Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel (Jewish…

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Construction Spending Drops 1 Percent in January

Builders cut back on construction spending in January by the largest amount in nine months, with weakness stemming from the biggest reduction in government activity in nearly 15 years. Construction…

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10,000 Homes Planned for Bnei Brak

A new regional plan envisions the construction of 10,000 housing units for Bnei Brak, Globes reported on Sunday. The plan, which was deposited at the Tel Aviv District Planning and…

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IMF: Govt’s Housing Plan Has Not Lowered Prices

The pride of the Finance Ministry – the “Price Resident” program, designed to lower the cost of housing for young couples – does no such thing, according to no less…

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