The district Commission on planning and development, the southern district previously approved General development plan for Eilat.
As reported on Thursday, April 27, the newspaper «Globes», the plan envisages the construction of 14.300 housing units and 5.400 hotel rooms. Its implementation will increase the city’s population from 60 thousand to 100 thousand people, and the number of rooms in local hotels – to 25.300.
In early March, the government of Israel and municipality of Eilat, signed a framework agreement on large-scale construction in the city.
In accordance with the document, in Eilat was planned to build nine new residential areas, which in total will 18.372 apartments, and 6.930 hotel rooms, retail and office space with a total area of approximately 146 thousand square meters and a sports complex.
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