Nestled in the dormitory community of Portmore is the Portmore Informatics Park where the Business Process Centre is being expanded with the construction of 157,000 sq. ft. of additional space.
Known as the Sunshine City, Portmore is situated in St. Catherine, approximately 24 kilometers southwest of Kingston. It is one of the fastest growing dormitory communities on the island with a population of approximately 170,000 spread across some 40 communities. Portmore has grown considerably within the last 15 – 20 years and now has in the region of 40 churches representing traditional and non-traditional congregations and in excess of 25 schools including two (2) Community Colleges. There is a rapid and steady growth in the business centres, offering varying services such as banking, credit unions, health facilities, utility companies, remittance services, supermarkets, grocery/department stores, barber/hairdressing salons, restaurants, fast food chains, gas stations among others amenities.
This thriving community will be the home of the Portmore Business Processing Centre, a state of the art campus type facility, where in excess of 3,000 new jobs will be created.