Tharpe Street streetscape and drain cleaning set to begin

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The J$107-million Tharpe Street streetscape and drain cleaning project is set to begin on Monday, February 5, 2018. The project follows on the heel of the J$73 million on Market Street streetscape. This is another phase of the $2 billion upgrade to Falmouth. Tharpe Street is now the second most travelled street in Falmouth, after Market...

Completion of Falmouth Tax Office delayed – TAJ refuses to accept building flaws (Photos)

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When ground was broken for the $136 million Falmouth Tax Office on Cornwall Street in April last year, it was announced that the project would have been completed in August 2017. Completion Dates Postponed Due to slow progress, the August date was shifted to October 2017. However, we are now in January 2018, and the...

Falmouth streetscape construction blamed for slow Christmas sales

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Slow Christmas Sales in Falmouth Delroy Christie, president of the Trelawny Chamber of Commerce, has reported that sales is sluggish in Falmouth. He blamed the slow sales on the Falmouth Streetscape construction project. The construction now spans one of the busiest intersections: Cornwall Street and Market Street (the busiest street in the town). Traffic Pains...

4 Workers Injured in Accident at Royalton Hotel Construction Site in Trelawny

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Four Injured In Accident At Royalton Construction Site In Trelawny An accident at the Royalton Hotel in Coopers Pen, Falmouth, Trelawny yesterday, has left 4 persons injured. The incident took place during the installation of glass on the property. Royalton now has two hotels adjacent to each other. Royalton White Sands is the original Trelawny Beach/Starfish...

Spanish Chain to Construct 2 Hotels in Trelawny at Cost of US$200m

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2 Hotels to be Constructed in Trelawny Good news for Jamaica and more specifically for the parish of Trelawny. The parish’s ownership of vast parcels of prime virgin coastal real estate is paying off. Spanish chain H10 hotels has announced plans to expand its operations in the Caribbean by constructing 2 hotels in Trelawny parish. This will...

Business Process Outsourcing Industry Soon to Provide Jobs in Falmouth, Jamaica

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Commercial Center In April 2015, at the ground breaking ceremony for the new Falmouth market, there was an excellent piece of news to which not many paid attention. Mayor Garth Wilkinson broke the news that a commercial center was to be established on the land on the other side of the Falmouth to Martha Brae...

Falmouth Road Repairs Photo Update – Falmouth and Upper Parade Streets

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Early last month (May, 2015), Dr Morais Guy, minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing announced that 448 million was allocated for the development and rehabilitation of the town. The funds were sourced from the Port Authority of Jamaica, the Tourism Enhancement Fund, and an allocation from the PetroCaribe Fund. The announcement...

Ground Finally Broken for the new Falmouth Market project – JamaicaObserver.com

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Well, it’s about time. We have been waiting on this market from around 2010, ever since we heard that it would be relocated. We waited and waited until we gave up. Just when we wrote off the idea of ever getting the new market, it was revealed that they would be breaking ground for the...