Business Leaders Talk Downtown Jamaica Development

Jamaica’s opportunities in business and transit are vast, according to a presentation made by the New York director of the Regional Plan Association to the directors and members of the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation. The RPA has produced three such plans in its history, with a fourth scheduled for release in 2017. RPA New York Director Pierina Ana Sanchez was on hand at the meeting to detail Jamaica’s projected role in that plan. “Since the 1960s, when we proposed there would be a lot more growth in Jamaica, we actually haven’t seen that growth, that promise,” she said. Sanchez cautioned, however, that many disagreed with the premise that Jamaica had not capitalized on opportunities.

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