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.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – 29th January 2019: The Government of Jamaica’s Houses of Parliament (Architectural) Design Competition People’s Choice Exhibition is currently underway at the National Gallery of Jamaica in Downtown, Kingston. The exhibit forms part of a People’s Choice voting mechanism that will determine which of the five designs on display will win the Competition’s People’s Choice Award in March when the contest ends.
The official report into the findings of an independent audit, commissioned by the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) in collaboration with its subsidiary, the St. Ann Development Company (SADCo) has been shared with the media and the general public. The UDC’s decision to share the findings were in the spirit of transparency and accountability since delivering the report and recommendations to the relevant authorities and taking further steps to remedy the long standing allegations of fraud and corruption at Dunn’s River Falls and Park (DRFP), in particular.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) will on Monday, December 31, 2018 host its premier event, UDC Fireworks on the Waterfront on Ocean Boulevard in Downtown Kingston. Similar to prior staging, the Corporation has partnered with stakeholders such as the Jamaica Constabulary Force and the National Works Agency to implement the necessary traffic changes and road closures to facilitate the seamless execution of the event.