Construction


Workers Extricate Vehicle From Tel Aviv Sinkhole

Early on Tuesday, workers successfully extricated a car that had fallen into a sinkhole in central Tel Aviv, but the area around the collapsed section of Shlomo Hamelech Street remained…

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3 Construction Workers Killed at Separate Sites

Three construction workers were killed in three separate accidents in Israel on Thursday — in Tel Aviv, Nahariya and Rosh HaAyin, The Times of Israel reported. The incidents underscore an…

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U.S. Home Construction Slumped in July

Homebuilders pulled back sharply on construction of apartment complexes in July, causing housing starts to tumble to a three-month low. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that housing starts fell 4.8…

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PM in Beitar llit to Inaugurate New Neighborhood

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for the first time visited Beitar Ilit on Thursday. The purpose of his visit: to inaugurate a new neighborhood, which will expand the population of the…

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U.S. Homebuilder Sentiment Declines in July

U.S. homebuilders are feeling less optimistic about their sales prospects, although their overall outlook remains positive. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index, released Tuesday, declined to…

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Bnei Brak Moves Forward on New Housing Plan

The municipality of Bnei Brak has gained initial approval for construction of up to 1,900 housing units in the northern part of the city, Globes reported on Thursday. The National…

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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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