The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) will participate in Labour Day 2015 by carrying out improvement and beautification works at the Salvation Army Basic School, Rae Town in Downtown Kingston on Monday, May 25. Work is slated to commence at 8:00am.
Labour Day 2015 is being held under the theme “'Labour of Love, Nurturing our Children'.” In light of the recent rise in reported cases of abuse of our children and the need to safeguard our children's future, the focus is on creating an atmosphere that is safe for children.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) provided sponsorship valued at $750,000 for the first Continental Women's Beach Volleyball Tournament and Women's Olympic Qualifiers, by contributing the use of the Ocho Rios Bay Beach in St Ann for the three day period, May 1 to 3.
Hosts Jamaica claimed a sensational victory in the finals held on Sunday, May 3 to emerge as winners of the tournament. The tournament was organized by the Jamaica Vollyball Association.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has signed a contract with Y.P. Seaton & Associates Company Limited for the construction of the Caymanas Estate Sewage Conveyance System in St Catherine valued at J$624 million representing the largest capital development project spend in recent history by the UDC. The function was held on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in UDC’s 7th floor Conference Room at 12 Ocean Boulevard.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is leading the charge among Government agencies by the launch of its Sexual Harassment and Disability Policies on April 14, 2015.
Speaking at the launch, the Hon Sandrea Falconer, Minister with responsibility for Information said, “I commend the UDC for being among the pace-setters in the development of these policies. “It is important that all agencies within the Government, not only consider the health and safety of their employees a priority, but that they move with dispatch to implement similar policies”
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) wishes to advise the public that the tenure of some our previous board members have been renewed while we welcome four new directors. The members of the Board of Directors were appointed by the Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica for a period of three years ending February 15, 2018.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has handed over the management and operations of the Simόn Bolívar Cultural Centre (SBCC), downtown Kingston to the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ). The keys were handed over on Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Senator K.D Knight, UDC chairman and were received by Ambassador Burchell Whiteman, IOJ chairman.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) will engage investors on its suite of product offerings options at the 2015 Jamaica Investment Forum at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from March 10-12.
The Corporation is primarily focused on a mix of opportunities ranging from divestment of properties to rental of spaces at strategic locations as it continues its mandate of making development happen.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), the Port Authority of Jamaica and the Ministries of Transport and Works and Agriculture and Fisheries participated in a consultative meeting with fisherfolk from the Sailor’s Hole (Ocho Rios Fishing Village) on February 12, 2015 at the St. John’s Anglican Church in Ocho Rios, St. Ann. The meeting provided for discussion, a broad concept for developing the Fishing Village with works projected to start by February 2016.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has announced a successful divestment campaign resulting in the J$1.3 billion sale of a number of key properties and lease arrangements since the appointment of its current Board in 2012.These properties include Machado Complex (J$104 million), Jamintel Building (J$150 million), Oceana Hotel (J$385 million), Lot 21, (J$75 million), all in Downtown Kingston; the Forum Hotel (J$350 million), St.