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Townhouse Act Coming – PM

October 12, 2016
  Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that drafting instructions have been issued for the establishment of a Townhouse Act to address, among other things, the problem of upkeep of properties. Holness made the announcement while speaking this morning at the Annual Real Estate Symposium put on by the Realtors Association of Jamaica. He said...
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Building Hopes On Real Estate - Experts See Tremendous Opportunities For Growth And Job Creation In

October 11, 2016
  Several stakeholders in the real estate sector say planning is critical if the Government is to capitalise on the tremendous opportunities the sector provides for helping to create sustainable economic growth. "... Real estate can be a pillar of economic growth if we apply planning and an overall objective, or strategy. One of the things that will...
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Kingston Is Ripe For Tourism - Facey

September 6, 2016
  For those who want a quiet place to think, check the waterfront early on a Saturday or a Sunday. The concept of making Kingston a workable tourist attraction could well move beyond the realm of a notion. It may just be the engine to drive interest in Jamaica's capital city, and make downtown buzz again. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Pan-Jamaican...
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Chang to speak on Gov’t housing and water policies today

July 5, 2016
  Dr Horace Chang KINGSTON, Jamaica — The government’s efforts to promote public-private partnerships in water and housing projects, is expected to be one area of focus, when Minister without Portfolio, Dr Horace Chang, speaks in the Sectoral Debate this afternoon at Gordon House. Dr Chang is also expected to address the recent completion of the...
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Use Housing To Push Economic Development - Hayden Cater

June 12, 2016
  Maureen Hayden Cater (left) in discussion with Edwin Wint, president of the Realtors Association of Jamaica, during the organisation’s annual general meeting recently. There is more concern emerging that sufficient attention is not being given to housing when developments are being planned across the island. This time, the concern has come from...
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