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Portmore, Jamaica’s Big New Project

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - March 24, 2015

Above: Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller

By the Caribbean Journal staff

There’s a big new project coming to Portmore, Jamaica.

Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller announced this week that the former Forum Hotel had been purchased by a Jamaican private sector group called Portmore Marina Development for $3.05 million USD.

The group plans to transform the site into a “one-of-a-kind modern residential and commercial waterfront development,” according to the government.

The project is slated to include 75 two and three-bedroom single family bayfront villas, and 120 bay front apartments.

Simpson Miller announced the news during a speech in Parliament called “Moving Forward: Jobs, Growth and Development.”

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