Work on Sunshine Hub car park to begin after Carnival

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By Robert A. Emmanuel

The government, after buying the property in March 2017, has announced that it will begin to work on the car park, known as Sunshine Hub, shortly after the Carnival season ends.

In March 2017, the government bought the property, which is now under the control of National Asset Management Company (NAMCO).

During the recent post-Cabinet press briefing, Information Minister Melford Nicholas said the work will be undertaken in collaboration with the Antigua and Barbuda Transport Board (ABTB) and will cost the government approximately US $7.5 million.

“This first part of the project is going to be working in conjunction with the Antigua and Barbuda Transport Board. It is to develop a business that is to be both a car park and electronic parking meters within St. John’s, to ease the congestion… and to ensure that there is sufficient space for commerce and pedestrian traffic,” he said.

He also added that several studies would have to be carried out prior to any construction taking place.

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