Survey: Israelis see business booming in Negev

The Negev desert in Israel. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to More than 75 percent of Israelis believe that there have been positive changes for the Negev Desert region in terms of development, construction, and transportation in recent years, a new survey shows.

According to the survey, 67 percent of respondents said homes in the Negev will appreciate and 62 percent believe it is worthwhile to invest in the region. Moreover, 43 percent of the survey participants said the Negev offered business opportunities.

The survey was conducted by the market research firm Meida Shivuki C.I. ahead of the Sixth Annual Negev Conference, scheduled for Tuesday in Sderot.

Posted on March 17, 2014 .