Real Estate (Page 2)

News for Real Estate

Investors Stuck in Dubai Market

Investors Stuck in Dubai Market

International investors have learned the hard way about the legal quagmire surrounding development in Dubai's real estate market.Chana Ya'ar, 11/10/2010 14:14
'No Freeze in Pisgat Ze'ev'

'No Freeze in Pisgat Ze'ev'

News1 reported that eight bulldozers and tractors have begun first stage in construction of 270 apartments.Gil Ronen, 03/10/2010 21:32
Rebuilding at Naveh in Halutza

Rebuilding at Naveh in Halutza

Five families expelled in 2005 from Gush Katif began once more to build their lives this week in the new town of Naveh, in the Halutza Sands. Chana Ya'ar, 28/09/2010 16:46
Freeze Drove Up Housing Cost

Freeze Drove Up Housing Cost

Construction starts and house sales in Judea and Samaria are down 70% in 2010 compared to 2009 as there is nothing to buy. Gil Ronen, 27/08/2010 00:33
Housing Prices Up by 17%

Housing Prices Up by 17%

A 4-room apartment in Tel Aviv now costs, on average, 2.3 million shekels. On average, housing prices have risen by 17% in one year. Maayana Miskin, 08/08/2010 21:57
Meretz Ouster Over Silwan Flap

Meretz Ouster Over Silwan Flap

The Meretz party has left the Jerusalem City Council over a plan to evict Arab squatters from illegal homes and upgrade the Shiloah (Silwan) area.Hana Levi Julian, 23/06/2010 11:50
Shepherd Hotel Gets Go-Ahead

Shepherd Hotel Gets Go-Ahead

Project for housing, restoration of Shepherd Hotel in eastern Jerusalem clears final bureaucratic hurdle. US, Britain may take the news badly. Gil Ronen, 23/03/2010 23:55
'Only Hareidim Want Harish'

'Only Hareidim Want Harish'

Former Shas minister Nissim Dahan counters Harish protestors, arguing that secular Jews failed to draw non-hareidi residents. Maayana Miskin, 19/03/2010 12:47
Biden Condemns Jerusalem Project

Biden Condemns Jerusalem Project

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden publicly condemned a housing project in Jerusalem, saying it “undermines the trust” needed for PA talks.Hana Levi Julian, 10/03/2010 13:24
Mammoth Lawsuit Over Freeze

Mammoth Lawsuit Over Freeze

Construction company building in Modiin Illit sues state for damages of NIS 171 million caused by two consecutive construction freeze orders.Gil Ronen, 24/02/2010 19:04
Time Magazine Digging Up Trouble

Time Magazine Digging Up Trouble

Time Magazine claims the City of David Foundation is “complicating” White House efforts to force Israel to divide Jerusalem with the PA.Hana Levi Julian, 11/02/2010 17:28
Beit Yehonatan Residents Defiant

Beit Yehonatan Residents Defiant

Video: Jerusalem municipality called off serving eviction notice to Jewish house in Shiloach. Activists: current problems are 'just a hiccup'.Gil Ronen and Hillel Fendel, 08/02/2010 09:18
J'lem to Tear Down Silwan Homes

J'lem to Tear Down Silwan Homes

Under pressure from Chief Prosecutor, Mayor Barkat announced he would seal Jewish building in Shiloach, but also tear down 200 illegal Arab ones.Gil Ronen, 03/02/2010 20:33
Hareidi-Religious Housing Crisis

Hareidi-Religious Housing Crisis

The housing crisis facing Israel’s hareidi-religious world may be a barometer of the impending storm about to hit the general housing market.Hana Levi Julian, 05/01/2010 09:48
Building Projects 'Fight Freeze'

Building Projects 'Fight Freeze'

Residents of the Binyamin region announced they will launch a massive construction project next week in a “struggle against the freeze.”Hana Levi Julian, 31/12/2009 12:17
J'lem 'Not Razing Arab Homes'

J'lem 'Not Razing Arab Homes'

Jerusalem mayor reveals plans to give retroactive approval to much illegal Arab construction, starting with the City of David area.Gil Ronen, 13/12/2009 14:23
Residents Warned About US Snoops

Residents Warned About US Snoops

Veteran settler and ex-MK Elyakim Haetzni warns Judea/Samaria towns against divulging construction information to Obama’s roving representatives.Hillel Fendel, 26/11/2009 13:51
Likud 'Not Left's Subcontractor'

Likud 'Not Left's Subcontractor'

MK Danny Danon says he is 'very surprised' at reports PM wants to freeze Judea and Samaria construction for 10 months and hopes they aren't true., 25/11/2009 07:04
Arutz 7 Saves Zionist Land

Arutz 7 Saves Zionist Land

Thanks to a report by Arutz Sheva, Jerusalem real estate purchased in a Zionist reclamation project over 30 years ago will remain in Jewish hands.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz & David Lev, 22/11/2009 20:29
France: Gilo No Block to Peace

France: Gilo No Block to Peace

French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said that the new construction starts in Jerusalem's Jewish neighborhoods are not an obstacle to peace.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 19/11/2009 11:31
J'lem Plans 5,000 Apts for Arabs

J'lem Plans 5,000 Apts for Arabs

Holy city's municipality planning new housing in four different Arab neighborhoods, says it is also destroying illegal structuresGil Ronen, 18/11/2009 19:51
Bibi Rejects US Clamp on Capital

Bibi Rejects US Clamp on Capital

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has quietly rejected an attempt by the US to clamp down on Israeli construction in the city of Jerusalem.Hana Levi Julian, 18/11/2009 13:33
Global Crisis: Jlem Land on Sale

Global Crisis: Jlem Land on Sale

The global economic downturn has hit many. In the case of one Jewish man in the US, the result is an ideological crisis that impacts Jerusalem.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz , 16/11/2009 21:39
Study: Danger to Jerusalem

Study: Danger to Jerusalem

The demographic balance in Israel's capital is shifting and Arabs could outnumber Jews there in the not-distant future, a researcher found. Gil Ronen, 06/11/2009 13:03
Simchat Torah Dancing in Homesh

Simchat Torah Dancing in Homesh

Veteran activists and guests celebrated the holiday in Homesh and said they believe the community will soon be rebuilt.Gil Ronen, 10/10/2009 23:31
Preparing to Fight the Freeze

Preparing to Fight the Freeze

Community leaders from across Judea and Samaria met Thursday to plan their battle against a building freeze.Yoni Kempinski, INN TV, 10/09/2009 20:18
Campaign Against Arab Land Theft

Campaign Against Arab Land Theft

The Land of Israel Protective Trust has begun a campaign to force the state to deal with large-scale land theft throughout the country.IsraelNN TV staff, 09/09/2009 22:24
Harish to Become Hareidi City?

Harish to Become Hareidi City?

The small southern Galilee community of Harish is about to become a new hareidi-religious city - but not without both Jewish and Arab opposition.Hana Levi Julian, 07/09/2009 13:09
Rabbis: No Land Sales to Arabs

Rabbis: No Land Sales to Arabs

Rabbis meet in Jerusalem to discuss the phenomenon of land sales to Arabs. Ben-Ari: Our land will be sold from under our feet.Maayana Miskin, 01/09/2009 08:23
Rabbis May Ban Sale to Arabs

Rabbis May Ban Sale to Arabs

Hareidi and national-religious rabbis to discuss ways to stem Arab influx into Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem and elsewhere.Gil Ronen, 30/08/2009 19:40
Secular Kibbutz Turns Religious

Secular Kibbutz Turns Religious

The last families of failing Kibbutz Retamim have moved out, 30 religious families are taking their place, & Retamim is now a religious community.Hillel Fendel, 16/08/2009 12:08
Gulf Arabs Buy Galilee Land

Gulf Arabs Buy Galilee Land

Wealthy foreign Arabs from the Persian Gulf have bought up hundreds of dunams of Galilee land.Hana Levi Julian, 16/08/2009 09:08
Religious Home Buying Groups

Religious Home Buying Groups

Israel's religious are turning more and more to buying groups to offset home buying costs.Zalman Nelson, 13/08/2009 16:42
More Good Signs in Real Estate

More Good Signs in Real Estate

Africa-Israel Residences and Sheinfeld sold six apartments at HaRav Kook project in Jerusalem in six weeks, after selling none for months. Gil Ronen, 12/08/2009 22:06
Real Estate Remains Hot

Real Estate Remains Hot

Unlike nearly anywhere else in the world right now, Israel's real estate market is thriving. Home sales in Israel jumped 57% in June.David Lev, 12/08/2009 13:08
Peace Now Aims at Kochav Yaakov

Peace Now Aims at Kochav Yaakov

The left-wing Peace Now organization claims a neighborhood in the long-established Kochav Yaakov was unauthorized and built on Arab land.Hana Levi Julian, 12/08/2009 09:36
'British Interference will Stop'

'British Interference will Stop'

Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon: British ambassador summoned over remarks that Britain is helping Arabs block Jewish expansion in eastern Jerusalem.Gil Ronen and Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 08/08/2009 22:38
Jaffa: Jews Sue Lands Authority

Jaffa: Jews Sue Lands Authority

BeEmunah will sue Israel Lands Authority for freezing sale of Jaffa plot intended for 20 apartments after Arabs challenged the deal. Gil Ronen, 07/08/2009 10:11
11 Outposts are Up

11 Outposts are Up

IsraelNN TV visited two of the eleven outposts established by Land of Israel faithful as a response to the American pressure. IsraelNN TV staff, 29/07/2009 18:35
11 New Outposts Greet Mitchell

11 New Outposts Greet Mitchell

Activists completed 11 new outposts Monday night in Judea and Samaria, prior to Tuesday's meeting between PM Netanyahu and US envoy Mitchell.Hana Levi Julian, 28/07/2009 13:07
Reclaiming Jerusalem Jew's Home

Reclaiming Jerusalem Jew's Home

The Land of Israel Fund has begun renovating a Jewish home occupied by Arabs in the eastern portion of the capital.Teneh Samuel, IsraelNN TV, 27/07/2009 17:14
Growth in Yesha, Obstacle to US

Growth in Yesha, Obstacle to US

The move to Yesha and Jerusalem continues to outstrip growth elsewhere and is a further obstacle to US policy that “settlements are illegitimate."Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 27/07/2009 09:50
'Obama Buying Boom' in Israel

'Obama Buying Boom' in Israel

Obama’s attempt to freeze building for Jews appears to be backfiring as real estate agents report a boom in purchases. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 23/07/2009 14:07
Jews to Reclaim Land in Jordan?

Jews to Reclaim Land in Jordan?

European Jews reportedly plan to buy historically Jewish properties in Jordan.Maayana Miskin, 20/07/2009 18:43
Syria: No Golan, No Talks

Syria: No Golan, No Talks

Syria has told the U.S. bluntly that unless Israel agrees as a precondition to hand over the Golan Heights, there will be no peace talks.Hana Levi Julian, 16/07/2009 17:21
Israel to Sell its Land

Israel to Sell its Land

The amended land reform bill has passed a special Knesset subcommittee, and is to be voted on this Monday. Nearly 10,000 acres will be sold.Hillel Fendel, 14/07/2009 16:25
Gov't Told to Hurry Demolitions

Gov't Told to Hurry Demolitions

The Supreme Court has ordered the State to hurry up its expulsion of Jews from two Yesha outposts.Hana Levi Julian, 13/07/2009 18:50
Chief Rabbi: Land Sale Un-Jewish

Chief Rabbi: Land Sale Un-Jewish

Chief Rabbi Metzger has weighed in with a lengthy opinion sharply negating Netanyahu’s land privatization scheme – but is it too little, too late?Hillel Fendel, 12/07/2009 18:59
Jews Wanted for Apt. in E. J'lem

Jews Wanted for Apt. in E. J'lem

The Israel Land Fund, headed by Aryeh King, is searching for two families who want to move into large apartments in eastern Jerusalem.Yehudah Lev Kay, 06/07/2009 15:10
PM: Make Homes Affordable

PM: Make Homes Affordable

Prime Minister Netanyahu acknowledged that buying a home in Israel is very difficult and red tape is 'hell.' He called for more afforable housing.Zalman Nelson, 05/07/2009 15:31
Attias: Coexistence Not Working

Attias: Coexistence Not Working

Housing Minister Ariel Attias raises a stir by calling mixed Arab-Jewish cities “unsuitable” and calling to “save the Galilee.”Maayana Miskin, 03/07/2009 09:09
Illegal Arab Outposts Targeted

Illegal Arab Outposts Targeted

Learning a lesson from rival Peace Now, a nationalist organization petitions the High Court against illegal Arab outposts in Judea and Samaria.Gil Ronen, 29/06/2009 18:27
Jeru: Train-Bridge, Towers

Jeru: Train-Bridge, Towers

Two major changes will mark the landscape in and around Jerusalem, according to near-final plans: A train-track bridge and a new entrance.Hillel Fendel, 25/06/2009 10:06
Jaffa to Receive Rel-Z Block

Jaffa to Receive Rel-Z Block

Plans for a religious-Zionist neighborhood in Jaffa (Yafo) have been approved once again – this time by the Tel Aviv District Court.Hillel Fendel, 24/06/2009 17:06
More False Hopes on Shalit?

More False Hopes on Shalit?

A PA news agency reported Tuesday evening that kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit’s freedom is imminent. Israel denied the report.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 23/06/2009 18:41