Urbanscope Presents….Fireworks on the Waterfront 2019

Downtown Kingston will come alive on Wednesday, December 31 for another spectacular staging of fireworks on the Waterfront. Fireworks on the Waterfront forms part of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC’s) Downtown Kingston redevelopment plan to establish the area as a commercial, entertainment, and cultural district. Learn more about this annual imitative on this edition of Urbanscope.

 

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Team UDC Celebrates National Tree Planting Day 2019

On today’s edition of Urbanscope, The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) Team celebrates National Tree Planting Day along the Port Royal Coastline. Stay tuned to find out more about this event

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Listen to Highlights from UDC’s International Coastal Cleanup Day 2019

Each year, the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) joins the rest of the world in commemorating International Coastal Cleanup Day by hosting a beach cleanup. The clean-up efforts form part of the Corporation’s corporate social responsibility thrust, to preserve the environment.

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Closed Harbour Beach Park Project Update Part 2

Development works continue at the beachfront property, along the Howard Cooke and Jimmy Cliff Boulevards, popularly known as ‘Dump Up Beach’ in Montego Bay, St, James. The 16-acre property is being transformed into a recreational space that will operate as a free access licensed public beach and a multi-purpose Park for residents and visitors to Montego Bay.

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Closed Harbour Beach Park Project Construction

On today’s edition of Urbanscope, construction of Closed Harbour Beach Park Project is on track for completion by end of 2020.  Stay with us for an update on the development works.

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Renovations at Dunn’s River Falls & Park

The world famous Dunn’s River Falls and Park is undergoing renovation to among other things enhance the aesthetic experience for local and international clients. The repairs to the Jetty on the property, forms part of ongoing efforts to improve the attraction as Senior Project Manager at the Urban Development Corporation, Joseph Lewis explains.

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UDC Helping You To Beat the Heat this Summer

Thinking of ways for you and your family to beat the heat this summer? Not to worry, the Urban Development Corporation has you covered! Listen and find out about all the attractions where you can cool down, and feel refreshed as the temperatures rise.

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Making Development Happen in the West

On today’s edition of Urbanscope, we take a look at how the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is making development happen in Western Jamaica. And just before we continue, the UDC also takes this opportunity to publicly express condolences on the passing of its founder, the Most Honourable Edward Seaga who paved the way for the development of the Kingston, Ocho Rios and Montego Bay Waterfronts.

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Labour Day with the UDC

On today’s edition of Urbanscope, the Urban Development Corporation spruces up Denham Town Primary and Eltham Basic School on Labour Day.

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Investment Opportunities Pt 2

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has rolled out additional investment opportunities for local and international investors. The first investment opportunity, takes us to the western end of the island to the just over 6-acre property located on the western side of Gloucester Avenue.

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The Construction Industry and Economic Development

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) as a development agency, is a significant contributor to the construction industry, through its current multi-billion project portfolio management. Upcoming and ongoing UDC projects include the 1.29 billion dollar Closed Harbour Beach Park Development, renovation of the groynes on the Montego Bay Waterfront, the 3.9 billion dollar Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade building and Government Oval Project, among others.

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UDC’s Water Based Attractions

Many of Jamaica’s alluring water-based attractions are managed by the Urban Development Corporation (UDC). We feature some of these attractions, on today’s edition of Urbanscope.

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Ground Broken for Closed Harbour Beach

The Closed Harbour Beach Development Project is one step closer to completion, following a recent groundbreaking ceremony for the state of the art public beach and multipurpose park. Stay with us for the details on this week’s edition of Urbanscope.

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UDC Launches People’s Choice Exhibit

The Houses of Parliament Design Competition is now in its final phase, with the winners set to be named this March and The People’s Choice Award is up for grabs.

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Great Goat Island MOU

On this week’s edition of Urbanscope, the UDC and NEPA partner to protect and preserve the Great Goat Island Wildlife Sanctuary.

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