Tel Aviv : Israel

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What it's Like to Retire in Tel Aviv

The second most populous city in Israel, Tel Aviv is a sparkling cultural capital of the Middle East. Tel Aviv appeals to retirees for a wide variety of different reasons: the internationally famous nightlife, the food, the mild weather, the opportunities for active recreation, and of course, the rich architectural and cultural history. 

Photo of the Rabin Square ecologic pool and Holocaust Memorial courtesy of Ron Henzel and Wikipedia.

 
 

Where to Retire in Tel Aviv and Home Prices

Tel Aviv housing prices are among the most expensive in the country. Average home prices were just under $650,000 USD in the third quarter of 2013. The housing market has experienced robust growth since 2012.

 

What is special about Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is famous for being a city that never sleeps. The 24/7 culture means that you'll never pass a dull moment. It's also one of the most LGBT-friendly cities in the world.

 

What is not special about Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is notoriously expensive, like much of Israel. 

 

Who will like retirement in Tel Aviv

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Local economy is driven by

Tel Aviv is a booming financial capital that boasts a 4.4% unemployment rate. Its a technological center that is continually experiencing waves of growth. It's home to Israel's only stock exchange and over 700 new startups yearly, making it the second most innovate city in the world.

 

Climate and Physical Environment

Tel Aviv experiences a Mediterranean climate: mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers. 

 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Tel Aviv is home to over half the country's performing arts centers - on any given night you have the option of everything from the philharmonic orchestra to contemporary dance. It is also famous for its museums, bustling night life, some of the world's most beautiful beaches, and traditional Israeli cuisine.

 

Crime

Crime in Tel Aviv is relatively low when compared to other major international cities.

 

Medical facilities

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Transportation

Tel Aviv hosts the main hub of Israeli railways, and an international airport is one city over. 

 

Valuable Links

Tel Aviv on Wikipedia

 

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