Shikun & Binui, of the Arison Group, is Israel’s leading infrastructure and real estate group. The Group’s companies are involved in large-scale projects in Israel and overseas, with proven achievements in infrastructure, and construction, building residential neighborhoods, and building, financing and operating huge projects in transportation, infrastructure, environment, energy, water treatment and desalination, and developing international projects.
Group’s Vision – Sustainable Environment
The Group takes a sustainable approach encompassing economic, environmental and social factors. The Group sees itself responsible for working and developing the environment so that future generations are not harmed. The Group has adopted advanced management standards (some voluntarily) in the spirit of sustainability and green construction, and deepened endeavors in renewable energy and water.
Bringing Sustainability Home
As part of the Group’s commitment to sustainability in building and infrastructure, Shikun & Binui’s new home in “Airport City” has been built with the American Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design method. Consideration was given to employees’ quality of life and innovation in green construction. The company’s home has been awarded the LEED-GOLD ranking and is Israel’s first to be awarded the LEED ranking for internal design and construction.
Shikun & Binui – Concessions – Specializes in the development and construction of PPP (Public Private Partnership) projects in Israel and overseas, in transport, desalination, water, energy, and social infrastructures. The combination of its unique finance, planning performance and operational abilities enable Shikun & Binui to successfully provide complex long term infrastructure, maintenance and operations ahead of schedule and within budgets for governments and the public sector. Projects include: Highway 6; Carmel Tunnels; Hadera Water Desalination Plant, Israel Police Training Center, Tel Aviv Law Courts, maintenance of the northern roadways.
Shikun & Binui – S.B.I. Infrastructures Ltd. (SBI) – The Group’s international infrastructure arm operates as developer and contractor and implements turnkey projects and joint ventures worldwide. The company’s abilities include roadwork and building bridges, water and sewage projects, telecom, hydroelectric power plants, strip mining and factories.
Shikun & Binui Solel Boneh – Infrastructures – The Group’s domestic implementation arm specializes in complex, civil engineering projects and is partner to PFI, BOT and PPP projects. Solel Boneh specializes in roadwork, building bridges and interchanges, public buildings, commercial centers, underground work, tunneling and chimneys. The company has concrete, asphalt, and prefabricated elements production plants and leads Israel’s green construction.
Shikun & Binui Real Estate Development – The international real estate arm of the Group operates in Europe (Germany, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Romania and Poland), in all real estate development sectors including: residential, offices and other commercial properties. The company focuses on high potential business opportunities.
Shikun & Binui Real Estate – Shikun Ovdim, Israel’s largest construction company, has realized families’ dreams by building family-community environments with advanced planning of apartments and surrounding landscapes. The company believes in sustainability and concern for the environment and plans and builds many neighborhoods according to the 5281 Standard for Green Construction. Carcur Dreams, (Israel’s first green neighborhood) was an important marker in Israel’s green building followed by Givatayim Dreams, Kiryat Ono Dreams, Ramat Rachel Dreams, Hod Hasharon Dreams, Talmei Menashe Dreams and more. In 2012, The Israel Standards Institution awarded its certificate of excellence for green construction to the company for Netanya’s Kiryat Hasharon project– the first Israeli green project to win such an importantaward. In 2012, S&B Real estate submitted a request for support for two new projects (Yokneam and Rosh Ha’Ayin) as part of a call by the Ministry of Environment to form a database for the green construction market and practical methodology for developing the best sustainable building development. Both requests were approved. The company develops and markets space designated for office/commercial/leisure usage taking into account global trends for recycling, energy efficiency and a green environment.
Shikun & Binui – Renewable Energy – The Group’s energy division focuses primarily on the production of electricity from renewable energy. Shikun & Binui operates throughout the solar energy projects value chain (concessions, construction and operation) and operates electricity-producing facilities in Israel and overseas including photovoltaic power plants generating clean electricity from solar energy. The company initiates, develops, designs and builds electricity-producing power plants based on solar energy as well as on thermo solar. The company also offers construction and integration services for photovoltaic systems and operates in the energy efficiency sector.
Shikun & Binui – Water – The Group’s water arm implements innovative and advanced technologies developed worldwide and in Israel to solve water quality problems both domestically and globally for municipalities and industry. The company develops, plans, builds, operates and maintains (BOT projects) for polluted water treatment plants operating with methods adapted to the type of pollution and water use. The company has built and operates12 purification plants, of which 11 are Selective Electro Dialysis (SED), providing water meeting the strictest Health Ministry standards. The company’s commitment to sustainability is reflected in efficient energy solutions, with a low carbon footprint, minimal chemical use, and rehabilitating the environment.