Although the summer campaign has finished, there will still be some shops with sales going on.
The smaller retailers believe that the tourist industry will be their saving grace, as they otherwise expect trade to be down during the sales period.
For El Corte Inglés it is part of an expansion programme to promote Spanish food products across the globe.
Under the terms of the moratorium, a large development is defined as being greater than 700 square metres.
It is one designed to enable the retail sector in particular to adapt to changing consumer demands while also promoting technological innovation and emphasising local trade.
A percentage rise of 9.7% in the Balearics was 5.5 points above the national average of sales growth.
This initiative is aimed at taking on the large retailers and is projected to start in spring next year.
"The outlook is very favourable. All indicators point to Christmas 2015 being very positive for retailers."
Deputy prime minister calls for a boost in shopping tourism to end the "seasonal nature" of the sector.
This local business, he said, “needs to be protected”.
This was the fifth highest regional growth in the country, Valencia having been out in front with 6.1%.