The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has made significant progress in addressing issues identified at Dunn’s River Falls & Park (DRFP). These issues stemmed from the audit into the operations of its subsidiary St. Ann Development Company (SADCo) published in January 2019. Following the findings of the UDC commissioned assessment, a Programme Management Office (PMO) was established in February of this year.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) wishes to advise that its Negril Office will be closed to the public on Friday, June 28, 2019.
Additionally, its Head Office at 12 Ocean Boulevard, Kingston and the Caymanas Development Company (CDC) in St. Catherine, will be close at 12 noon to facilitate a staff function.
The offices will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
The Board of Directors of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has appointed Ms Heather Pinnock, General Manager of the entity as of April 1, 2019.
Ms Pinnock acted as General Manager from September 24, 2018 until the time of her appointment. Prior to that she served as Deputy General Manager, Planning Development and Project Management Division.
Jamaica’s principal public sector organisation responsible for the planning and designing of urban environments, the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) once again demonstrated why its conceptualiser the Hon. Edward Seaga noted recently that “the UDC did not let me down”; the Corporation stood out among over 100,000 organisations worldwide, becoming one of 175 countries who copped the 2018 Esri Special Achievement in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Award.
With the downtown Kingston Waterfront rapidly regaining its place as a premier entertainment destination, the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is once again offering investors the opportunity to actively participate in the redevelopment of the area.
According to the UDC, proposals are now being accepted for the lease and management of a Food Bazaar at its Festival Market Place property located at Pechon Street on the Kingston Waterfront.
With the onset of major development works being undertaken across the island by the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) and other Government and non-government entities, Chairman, Senator Ransford Braham is reporting that the critical role of the construction industry to Jamaica’s economic development is now at the forefront.