The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is seeking to increase the marketability and diversify the product offerings of the historic Port Royal attraction in Kingston. The Corporation is currently advancing the completion of Phase One of rehabilitative work on the Old Naval Hospital in Port Royal, Kingston. The project which is valued at $80 million is being financed through the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF). This forms part of the Port Royal Museum and Historic Walk Way Project which is foreseen to act as a catalyst for future development in the Port Royal area.
Kingston, Jamaica: Work is steadily progressing on the Caymanas Estate Sewage Conveyance System in St Catherine. The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) which is leading the project as part of its capital infrastructure portfolio of works is now doing civil engineering works and constructing box culverts to facilitate the laying of pipelines through contractors Y.P. Seaton & Associates Company Limited.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) - managed Dunn’s River Falls and Park has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award announced May, 2015. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a superior customer experience.
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.