Since November 2011, The District has been the office home, start-up place, or transition location for hundreds of businesses. The Business District is experienced and proficient at providing the critical administrative and physical support for business start-up and development. In The District, business facilitation takes place in an authentically professional business environment. Human resources are qualified, efficient, competent and committed to the well-being of clients and their businesses. Shared physical resources are properly maintained, modern and aesthetically appealing. And, support services and facilities are varied and flexible … accessible only as needed.

Board of Directors

The Board of Management of The Business District Limited boasts a range of competences, talents, experiences and skills that provide knowledgeable policy and strategic leadership.
The Honourable Professor Emeritus Edwin Jones OJ, CD, PhD.
UWI Emeritus Professor of Public Administration, Head of ITER at
The Mico University

Managing Director
Maria Jones MBA, BSc
Organisational Management Specialist

More about Maria Jones, Managing Director

Non-Executive Directors
Joy Schaaffe MBA, BSc
International Marketing and Business Management Consultant
Rev. Ron Burgess
Accountant and Business Operations Specialist
Asif Williams MA, BSc, BSc
Maritime, Logistics and Technology Professional
Trudy Belnavis MA, BSc
Linguist, Government and International Business Professional

District Operations

Despite their Job titles, all District staff multi-task as administrative support,
the role from which they represent and support clients’ businesses,
with professionalism and great efficiency.
Managing Director
Maria Jones
Office Manager
Tricia Burgess
Executive & Virtual Administrative Assistants
Maxine Foreman
Tanya Peterkin
Office Attendant
Delores Russell

Business Development Alliances

The Business District is Jamaica’s only private Serviced Office complex and New-business Incubator. We pursue a corporate strategy that is aligned to the national development agenda. Consequently, our company is a natural ally to the agencies of government that are responsible for stimulating investments and encouraging business development in Jamaica.

Visit by the CEO of Jamaica Business Development Corporation, Ms. Valerie Veira

Visit by the President of JAMPRO,
Ms. Diane Edwards

Official District Opening