Israel: Opening of the construction industry to foreign companies

The Israeli Government has recently decided to open the housing sector to international competition in an attempt to overcome the significant shortcomings of housing at affordable costs. objective of the Government and 'to increase by more than 1 million residential housing units over the next ten years to reduce the price of the houses of at least 20% of the current value, to increase the technological level of construction methods, using skilled labor.

To this end it has launched a first race ( "Call for proposals" attached) to select six foreign companies that will be included in a database. Companies, so preset, will participate in future tenders for the construction of residential complexes.

The submission of applications for admission deadline to the databank has been set for next July 15. They may be sent requests for clarification to the competent authority (the e-mail By 20 May. Please find attached the notice in question with a detailed description of the documentation to be submitted in support of the application and procedures for the presentation.

The Economic Commercial Office of the Italian Embassy in Tel Aviv remains available for any assistance or clarification (

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