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TAJ targets real estate sector

November 16, 2017
  KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) says, in keeping with its national compliance plan, it has embarked on a series of activities aimed at improving compliance of the real estate sector.  TAJ said, under the Revenue Administration Act (RAA), it has collaborated with a number of public bodies and private sector entities, to ascertain...
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Growth & Jobs | Real Estate Players Urged To Capitalise On Market Upswing

November 7, 2017
  Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz (right) and real estate players get together for a group photo his address during the opening ceremony of the REALTORS® Association of Jamaica (RAJ) Real Estate Expo on October 17 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. From left are Kevin Sears, National...
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JAMPRO targets increased BPO investment

October 29, 2017
  President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards (Photo: JIS)    KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) has been coordinating various initiatives aimed at strengthening the local business process outsourcing (BPO) sector to make it a major contributor to economic growth and job creation. President...
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Coldwell Banker Marketing US$25m St Thomas Property As Prospective Resort

August 20, 2017
  Andrew Issa, head of Coldwell Bank Jamaica Realty.     Realty company Coldwell Banker Jamaica is pitching a US$25 million ($3.2 billion) seaside property in one of the most undeveloped parishes, St Thomas, on behalf of an unnamed client. It is currently the priciest residential lands for...
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Law coming for gated complexes to be controlled by Real Estate Board

August 19, 2017
  Chief Executive Officer of the Real Estate Board/The Commission of Strata Corporations (REB/CSC) Sandra Watson Garrick, speaking at a recent JIS 'Think Tank'. (Photo: JIS)  LEGISLATION is in the works for the Real Estate Board/Commission of Strata Corporations (REB/CSC) to be given the responsibility for gated complexes. Speaking at a JIS 'Think...
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