Statement: “Devon House is a Heritage Site which will actively
promote the development of authentic Jamaican art, craft, education
and entertainment in a comfortable, clean and safe environment.”
House Heritage Site is owned by the Government of Jamaica, and
falls directly under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism.
The property is currently managed by The Devon House Development
Limited, which became operational in February 2002 to oversee
the re-development of Devon House, and manage its promotion and
maintenance as the premier cultural attraction in the capital
to fulfill its mission statement, it is imperative that Devon
House be maintained as a clean and attractive green space in the
urban landscape providing a secure recreational, shopping and
dining area for its patrons. Its role in national development
is being expanded by educating the public about the historical
relevance of Devon House and positioning the property as a centre
for all types of cultural activity as well as an attraction for
Jamaicans and tourists to the island.
of Jamaica in displaying its committment to the redevelopment
of this national monument, has, over the years made a radical
investment in the site, and presented it to local and overseas
visitors as the ideal shopping venue.