The Greater Bernard Lodge

Project Overview

The Greater Bernard Lodge project seeks to create the ideal municipality where there exists for citizens a high standard of living, sound environmental management and affordable quality housing which all create a sustainable socio-economic environment.

The Government of Jamaica through the Sugar Company of Jamaica Holdings Limited (SCJH) intends to sell discrete Mixed-use, Light Industry and Residential Development blocks via a competitive tender process. The lands are located in Portmore, St. Catherine.

The private sector will then develop the lands in accordance with the development classification and then sell or lease to the public.

Project Highlights

The privatisation process will be implemented in three (3) phases.

  • Phase I will consist of 5 blocks covering 2 classifications being Residential and Light Industrial. 
  • Phase II will consist of Residential and Mixed-use blocks
  • Phase III will consist of all remaining blocks. 

Status: Cabinet approved the Transaction Structure on 19 July 2021. The tender process for Phase I was launched on 28 July 2021. The original bid submission deadline was 31 August and then extended to 7 October 2021.  At Bid submission deadline, ten (10) entities submitted 14 bids.  The evaluation process is underway.  Phase II launch date is anticipated by end of December 2021.