Economic Development

Economic Development

business_economicWe have served the interests of communities and businesses in Jamaica for more than 90 years and we continue to support initiatives and enterprises that promote the sustainable economic development of Jamaica.
We understand the challenges businesses face in today’s competitive marketplace, and that’s why we created a special service to help businesses through the investment process. Our Economic Development team will help you to make the right connection.

We are part of a local network that includes development agencies, business associations, private and public sector leaders, realtors and developers. Our team can effectively steer you through each process by liaising with the relevant organizations on your behalf. Through our network, we provide energy information, access to technical resources, site and industry tours, business forecasts and incentive information, labour costs and supply, transportation and communications infrastructure and referrals to associations and agencies that can help you in business planning.

To speak to a member of our Economic Development team, please email

You will find that there are distinct advantages to investing in Jamaica. A strategically located destination with a unique brand identity the island has a diverse socio-economic structure with worthwhile development prospects. As a member of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME), Jamaica has been ranked positively as a promising investment location, having made significant progress in creating an environment conducive to enterprise development.

To access information about investment opportunities in Jamaica (location incentives, human resources, and other country information) visit

We work very closely with the following associations and agencies to promote development and enrich the lives of our people :

You can also learn more about our Electricity Infrastructure for Developers and Investors or visit our Resource Centre for electricity rates and other useful information.