History / Company Overview

The Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (UDeCOTT) was created in 1994 as a special purpose company with responsibility for managing projects and facilities in the urban spaces of Trinidad and Tobago. It is a company that is wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. UDeCOTT’s primary objective is to deliver projects that meet our clients’ objectives using the highest quality project management and development services. Its critical focus over the last three years has been on development of social infrastructure projects in Trinidad and Tobago, which fall within the following portfolios:

  1. Health
  2. National Security
  3. Industrial
  4. Community Development, Culture and Arts
  5. Accommodation
  6. Ports and Infrastructure; and
  7. Sports and Recreation

Within the broader context, however, UDeCOTT is responsible for developing the urban renewal of the capital city, Port of Spain and the city of San Fernando. Finally, UDeCOTT has been tasked with developing 13 major urban centres as identified in the National Development Strategy 2016-2030.

The urban centre of the 21st century is a community in which the critical needs of the people including interests and culture. History and education, entertainment and government are met and balanced with commercial activity. The realization of this vision will contribute to the creation of a rich urban environment comprising well-designed and managed public spaces, the preservation of historic sites, medium and large scale commercial and residential needs and the development of small business.

UDeCOTT has a reporting relationship to The Office of the Prime Minister and is responsible to the Corporation Sole – the Minister of Finance.