We are the Construction Industry Council

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the umbrella organization for the leading Professional Bodies in Jamaica Construction and Built Environment; and has been the voice of the industry since 1960. The Council comprises of :

  • The Jamaican Institute of Architects;
  • Jamaican Institute of Quantity Surveyors
  • Jamaica Institution of Engineers
  • Incorporated Masterbuilders Association of Jamaica
  • Land Surveyors Association of Jamaica
  • Jamaican Institute of Planners
  • Association of Land Economy and Valuation Surveyors

The Council provides an interface between the industry, the public, and the Government and is concerned with any matter that affects the health and viability of the industry. The construction industry accounts for approximately 8 percent of the Gross National Product of the Jamaican economy, and in 2019 this amounted to JD$ 2,100,000 ($ 14,944 USD) million dollars. The continued health of the industry is of critical importance to the viability of the economy.

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Functions of the CIC

  • To provide a medium whereby matters of mutual interest and concern to key industry practitioners may be discussed, with appropriate action being taken where necessary
  • Draft, study and recommend Industry Codes and Practices for adoption by constituent bodies
  • Conciliate and or arbitrate on disputes between constituent bodies if requested by the parties to the dispute
To improve the Jamaican construction industry by collectively representing and supporting the professionals in the local construction industry.

Structure of the CIC

The Committee is comprised of three nominees for each constituent body.  It annually appoints a Chairman, a Vice Chairman and a Secretary/Treasurer, who along with the Past Chairman, constitutes the officers of the Committee.  The Chairman is always selected on a rotating basis and as far as possible; officers are selected from a different constituent body.

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  • 11 Lady Musgrave Avenue Kingston 10, Jamaica
  • (876) 978-4061