The multimillion dollar redevelopment of the earmarked Montego Bay Waterfront spearheaded by the nation’s chief urban planning agency the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is advancing; this was the sentiment expressed by Mr. Winston Dear, Director of the UDC and Chairman of the UDC’s Montego Bay Advisory Committee, during a recent interview focusing on the redevelopment plans for the region.
The Urban Development Corporation’s (UDC) designated area of Hellshire Hills located in St. Catherine, following its selection by the National Ramsar Committee, the local representative for the international intergovernmental body of the Convention on Wetlands, the Ramsar Committee/Convention; hosted the national celebration for this year’s World Wetlands Day 2018, on Friday February 2, 2018.
The St. Ann Development Company (SADCO) – a division of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) – managed attraction Dunn’s River Falls and Park (DRFP), has been nominated ‘USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Best Caribbean Attraction’.
The nomination which comes on the heels of DRFP receiving the TripExpert 2017 Experts’ Choice Award and the Best In Jamaica Award, affords the attraction the opportunity vie for, alongside 19 other Caribbean attractions, the coveted USA Today10Best Readers’ Choice Award and badge of recognition as the 10Best Readers' Choice.
Following on the heels of its invitation for consultants to submit their bids for selecting the suitable site for Jamaica’s Third City, the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has now reached out for bidders in the area of Pre-Horizon Scanning and Foresighting Study.
The UDC will be looking for bids that analyse and document global trends for the next 10 through to 50 years in all sectors of the global economy to outline the economic, geopolitical, social, technological, environmental drivers.
On Sunday, December 31, 2017 the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) announced aesthetic improvement plans for the Breezy Castle Corridor, as a part of its master plan for the redevelopment of Downtown Kingston.
The reveal was made during the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) flag raising ceremony held at the Breezy Castle roundabout and comes on the verge of the UDC’s 50 th Anniversary, emphasizing the renewed effort of the Corporation in making development happen for the people of Jamaica.