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Main Street Improvement Works

Infrastructure upgrades led by the Urban Development Corporation (UDC), continue in Ocho Rios, St. Ann as part of efforts to boost the aesthetic appeal of the tourist mecca. This week we tell you more about the improvements works on Main … Continued

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Building With Climate Change In Mind

On this week’s edition of Urbanscope, the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) tells us more about building resilient, climate-smart communities.

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UDC Assists Marie Atkins Shelter

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) in association with the Desnoes and Geddes Foundation will be hosting a benefit concert in support of the Marie Atkins Shelter in Downtown Kingston.

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Third City Planning Workshop

In July 2016, Prime Minister, Andrew Holness mandated the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) to make the development of a third city, a priority.  Since then, the Corporation has been conducting groundwork, with the involvement of a multi-agency steering committee, to … Continued

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UDC ICC Day 2017

More than 1,300 volunteers participated in the Urban Development Corporation (UDC’s) coastal cleanup project at the Hellshire Bay Beach in Portmore, St. Catherine on International Coastal Cleanup Day.

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UDC GSAT Awards + ICCD 2017

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has invested in the educational development of twenty Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) awardees through individual grants of 10,000 dollars

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Montego Bay Waterfront Rehabilitation Programme & Beach Park

The Montego Bay Waterfront has been seeing the effects of climate change with rising sea levels and decreasing shorelines, evident in the loss of some 7.7 acres of beach from Closed Harbour to One Man Beach over the past 25 … Continued

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Redevelopment Of Downtown Kingston

The redevelopment of Downtown Kingston was among the highlights at the Kiwanis club of Eastern Kingston and Port Royal’s 46th anniversary meeting and induction ceremony, where Dr. Damian Graham, General Manager of the Urban Development Corporation presented its progress and … Continued

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Development In St. Ann

The government will be spending over 4 billion dollars this year on infrastructure upgrades in Ocho Rios, St. Ann. Funds for renovation are being provided by the Urban Development Corporation, UDC and the Port Authority of Jamaica, PAJ.

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UDC’s 2017 Labour Day Project

The Marie Atkins Night Shelter received a well needed facelift on Labour Day, Tuesday, May 23, thanks to team members from the Urban Development Corporation.

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Downtown Kingston & Government Oval Zone Project

On today’s edition of Urbanscope we tell you more about Government Oval which will form part of the Jamaican Parliament Zone in downtown, Kingston.

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Caymanas Sewage Infrastructure Project

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) continues to facilitate the development of the Caymanas Estate with the build out of major infrastructure.

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Parliament Building & Government Oval Zone Project

On today’s edition of Urbanscope we tell you more about the Urban Development Corporation’s role in the construction of the Government circle and Houses of Parliament in downtown, Kingston.

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Dunn’s River Falls & Park Central Gardens Opening

With the Easter Holidays approaching, it’s a great time to try out the waterslide and splash pad in the newly opened Central Gardens at the Dunn’s River Falls and Park!

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Closed Harbour Beach Park

A wave of transformation is about to hit the shores of Montego Bay, St. James as the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) gets set to construct a state-of- the-art beach park at Closed Harbour Beach, popularly known as “Dump-up Beach.”

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Red Rose Fish Market

Rehabilitation works underway at the Red Rose Fish Market in Downtown, Kingston forms part of the redevelopment project for the city. Fish vendors consumers and tourists are set to benefit from the improved facility upon completion.

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UDC Lots for Sale

The Urban Development Corporation subscribes to the Vision 2030 Jamaica National Development Plan of making the country the place of choice to live work raise a family and do business by facilitating real estate investment through public/private sector partnerships.

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UDC & CSA Collaborate On Jamaica Music Museum

The vision of a Jamaica music museum being an iconic feature on the waterfront in Kingston – the birthplace of six genres of music from Ska to Dancehall, is one of the current pursuits of the Urban Development Corporation.The Corporation … Continued

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