Month: April 2017

Penn Relays 2017 Schedule of Events Saturday

2017 Schedule by Event Saturday Select an event to view start list. Running Events 401 Olympic Development Men’s 10k Racewalk 7:00 AM 402 Masters Men’s 10k Racewalk 7:00 AM 403 Junior Men’s 10k Racewalk 7:00 AM 404 Olympic Development Women’s 5K Racewalk 8:00 AM 405 Junior Women’s 5K Racewalk 8:00 AM 406 High School Girls’…

Keller Williams, has awarded a permit to St Ann-based Meldam Realty

The world’s largest real-estate franchise, Keller Williams, has awarded a permit to St Ann-based Meldam Realty to operate to operate offices in Jamaica under the American-based company’s name. Chief executive officer of Meldam, Rory Marsh, said the company will serve as the regional operating principal of KW Jamaica. Meldam will rebrand into a Keller Williams…

Germain Mason Olympian Dies in Bike Accident

Germain Mason Olympian Dies in Bike Accident       Germain Mason Olympian Dies in Bike Accident along the Norman Manley Highway in Kingston. Germaine Mason (born January 20, 1983 in Kingston) (Died April 20, 2017) is a Jamaican-born track and field athlete competing in high jump. In 2006, he switched sporting allegiance, and now…

The premier of Fast & Furious 8 at Carib 5

The premier of Fast & Furious 8 on April 13 was hosted by Adrenaline Power at Carib 5. Adrenaline Power in association with Audi, GasPro and Pepsi Jamaica made it their duty to provide fans with a VIP experience to one of the hottest movies of 2017. The latest addition to the Fast and the…

NHT Properties for sale

NHT Properties for sale Our list of properties includes our Scheme Units that have been completed and are now for sale, as well as our Private Treaty properties that have been previously put to Public Auction and are still up for sale. View NHT Properties for sale

Jamaica Property Tax Rates 2017

The value bands and reduced tax rates are now as follows: Values up to $400,000 is $1000 The next $400,001 to $800,000 is 0.50% The next $800,001 to $1,500,000 is 0.55% The next $1,500,001 to $3,000,000 is 0.60% The next $3,000,001 to $4,500,000 is 0.65% The next $4,500,001 to $7,000,000 is 0.70% The next $$7,000,001…

The Estuary at Friendship Application Results

The Estuary at Friendship Application Results The National Housing Trust is pleased to publish the names of 1425 persons short-listed to be interviewed for loans for units in The Estuary at Friendship scheme in St James. Selectees were short-listed and assigned points based on their years of contribution to the Trust and their incomes. Please…

NHT Initiatives announced by the Prime Minister in Parliament on March 21, 2017

Housing Delivery By March 2020, the NHT will have started work on approximately 15,000 housing solutions. With the Trust pursuing further public private partnerships, the expectation is that this number will significantly increase. During the first year (2016/2017), the NHT started work on approximately 3,060 solutions; and for the 2017/2018 financial year, the NHT will…