The Jerusalem Development Authority (JDA) initiates and promotes actions and projects that strengthen the city of Jerusalem and its economy, influence the planning of key public spaces and green areas in the city, and shape the future development of the Jerusalem metropolis.

The JDA’s vision is to work to promote the quality of life in the city through innovative projects and progressive work methods. The JDA strives to maintain a balanced integration between the public and private sectors and to create optimal conditions for the development of the private sector in the city. This goal is advanced subject to the efficient utilization of land resources, development alongside conservation, and future development that respects the past heritage of the city of Jerusalem.