The tourism law is due to be approved at the end of this month.
A big question is whether owners will agree to the conditions.
2013 - The Hotel Port Vell was a case of conversion, but demolition and rebuilding are not what is being envisaged,
The agreement is for 50% of conversion into residential accommodation to be for social housing.
Chief among the proposals is change of hotel use.
President Armengol has defended the urgent measures decree; criticism has come from environmentalists.