Levi Kushnir

Levi Kushnir, an Israeli entrepreneur, investor, and business leader, founded Kushnir Group and Kital International Development Holdings Ltd. With a career spanning over four decades and five continents, Levi Kushnir is internationally acclaimed for his work in real estate, hospitality, retail, services, industry, and high-tech.

Throughout his career, Levi has owned and managed businesses in retail, commercial real estate development, and social work sectors, including Builders Discount Chain, Home Center, Auto Center, Tadiran Consumer Products, Petro Group, eLoan, EarlyCell, School of Life, Nechunshtan Lifts, FastMart USA, and more.

4 Decades
on 5 Continents

Builders Discount Chain
One of Levi’s early successes was the acquisition of Builders Discount Chain through an LBO. This DIY chain, with five complexes in California, was managed by Levi until it was sold.
Kital International
Levi founded Kital International Development Holdings Ltd, the main investment arm of 'Kushnir Group' in Israel.
Nehushtan lifts
Levi acquired Nehushtan Lifts and was chairman of the company for over 10 years until it was sold to Shindler Elevators.
Home Center
Levi developed Home Center, Israel's largest DIY renovation and home maintenance retail chain, which became the first Israeli low-tech firm to go public on NASDAQ.
Tadiran Consumer
Levi acquired Tadiran Consumer Products and managed the company until its sale to American Enterprise Carrier.
Auto Center
The launch of Auto Center marked the first company in Israel to establish the pre-owned automobile supermarket concept.
Real Estate
Levi has developed real estate projects across Africa, Asia, USA, and Israel. 
His projects, including the Neve Zedek Towers in south Tel Aviv, have contributed to urban renewal initiatives and residential building expansions.
Portsmouth Football Club
Levi served as President of Portsmouth Football Club, overseeing significant changes that led to the club's qualification for the FA Cup finals for the first time in 2010.
Throughout the years Levi has developed and owned several hotels and resorts including The Alexander Tel Aviv, The Carmel Netanya, Selina Tel Aviv and Selina Phuket, to name just a few.
Petro Group
A public company that owned and operated over 180 gas stations and convenience stores, growing it to over 350 locations before it was sold.

Levi's M&A ventures have consistently turned around unprofitable ventures to become profitable enterprises, earning him a place in the "Dun & Bradstreet Top 100 Entrepreneurs" list.