As part of establishing the Old City as a central commercial hub, the Be’er-Sheva Municipality is promoting the business sector in several areas: image, marketing, increasing buyer traffic and encouraging businesses in the spheres of entertainment, culture and leisure. In accordance with this plan, since 2011 business in the areas of entertainment, tourism, the arts and hotels have been enjoying a discount of 17% on property taxes.

Recently there is significant development of private enterprises offering solutions in the sphere of overnighting.