Upon completion, a connection between Kaplan underpath and the tower's underground carpark will be ready to use.
Matcal Tower replaced the old 8-storey IDF command building, called Building-22; constructed in 1954.
The facade is made of glass, granite and aluminum panels.
There are 1286 offices in the building and 2400 doors.
A rooftop helipad is the most recognizable visual element of the tower, similar to Arison Medical Tower.
Fourth tower in Israel with a rooftop helipad. The fifth is situated only dozens of meters away; HaYovel Tower.
Every floor is divided into 50 offices with the most sought after were those facing the sea on the upper west wing.
3 additional floors were added in 2000 to the original 14-storey plan.
The connecting oval core is reinforced to withstand high impact collisions of all kinds.
The project was constructed with 1.5 million shekels (US$400 million), the IDF received for vacating the Southern Kirya quarter.
Over the nights between February 3rd to February 15th, 2003, a pedestrian bridge was installed, connecting this building and the Azrieli Center=Azrieli Towers Mall]. The bridge was designed by the same architects of Matcal Tower.
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