Leonardo DiCaprio Invests In Eco-Friendly Hotel Along Herzliya Marina
March 6, 2018 | Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has joined as a partner and invested in a green hotel to be built at the Herzliya Marina, the hotel’s real estate developers Hagag Group, announced Sunday in a statement, according to the Jerusalem Post. The hotel will be constructed according to US Green Building Council and be certified by its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards. The hotel will be constructed according to the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Planning) standards of the US Green Building Council. The planned luxury hotel, to be designed by American architect David Rockwell, will have 180 suites in two six-floor buildings with a swimming pool. DiCaprio, a dedicated environmental activist, runs the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which promotes environmental awareness, supporting renewable energy, and tackling climate change issues. In January 2017, DiCaprio used Instagram to highlight an Israeli project aimed at building the world’s tallest solar thermal tower created by Megalim at the Ashalim solar complex in the Negev.