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:
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), as a part of its programme for the continued development of the world famous Dunn's River Falls & Park (DRFP), St. Ann has invited concessionaires to submit Requests for Proposals for the establishment and operation of ice-cream kiosks at the attraction which hosted over 700,000 visitors last year.
The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) operator of the Reach Falls Attraction in Manchioneal, Portland has announced increased rates effective January 2016 for Jamaican residents. Adult entrance rates have moved from $300 to $500 and children rates from $150 to $250. For non-resident visitors, the cost remains at US$10 for visitors over 12 years and US$5 for those aged 4-12 years, respectively.