The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has invested $300,000 in advancing the educational opportunities for 30 children of its employees from across the island, who participated in the 2016 Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) and will be pursuing secondary education starting in September.
The UDC presented each of the 30 students with bursaries of $10,000 each towards their academic expenses.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is offering increased entrepreneurial opportunities at the Dunn’s River Falls and Park in its newest development at the world-famous attraction dubbed the Central Gardens. Investors have the option to offer complementary services that fit the business profile of the attraction through operation of two open shops and also to distribute pizza from another shop.
Investors can submit proposals for the operation of concessions in the form of two separately sealed and labeled proposals in Tender Box labeled
The Honourable Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, met with the newly-appointed board of the Urban Development Corporation on August 3, 2016 to discuss strengthening the partnership between both entities.
Minister Bartlett highlighted the five networks being developed by his ministry to attract more visitors to the island namely Gastronomy, Shopping, Sports and Entertainment, Health and Wellness and Knowledge.
The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica has mandated the newly installed Board of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) to make the creation of Jamaica’s third city a priority and part of its three core goals. This charge was given at the first meeting of the Board held at the Corporation’s Head Office in Downtown, Kingston, on Thursday (July 14, 2016).
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), owner and operator of the Dunn’s River Falls and Park is inviting business operators to take advantage of new offers at the attraction inclusive of selling Confectioneries, Jamaican Patties, Fast Food, and operating a Pizzeria.
The successful addition of these services will aid in the continued development of the world famous Dunn's River Falls & Park (DRFP), St. Ann and help meet the diverse needs of the over 700,000 visitors from across the world who travel to the facility annually.
Over the last 48 years, the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has impacted the lives of thousands of Jamaicans through the successful completion of many projects in primary and secondary infrastructure, housing, tourism, education, spport and healt. Since receiving our mandate March 21, 1968 to make development happen when and where it is needed in the context of national priorities, the UDC has established a proud tradition of completed projects/activities such as: