Our History

2019
2009 – 2019
Developments were constructed in our old stomping grounds of Old Harbour and Mona and we returned to Montego Bay. We also added to our portfolio a more stylish offering of units targeted towards a higher income earning bracket. 2009 saw the company return to Old Harbour with Presidential Estates –…
1999 – 2009
More developments continued to be built – this time in Old Harbor and Montego Bay. We returned to Portmore to establish our first gated community and introduced a new housing design. The challenge of finding tracts of land suitable to build large developments continued into the millennia and as a…
1989 – 1999
Taking the ‘bull by the horn’ Mayer Matalon secured funding for the development of Greater Portmore through the use of funds from the San Jose Accord. In 1991 ground was broken for our most ambitious project ever undertaken – and what proved to be the largest housing development ever built…
1979 – 1989
We branched out even further into Portmore with a total of five new developments. WIHCON continued its dominance of the housing market through the construction of more developments in the Portmore area. Portsmouth, Southborough, Westchester, Westbay and Cumberland were built and resulted in a combined total of 4,500 housing units…
1969 – 1979
In addition to continuing to build mass housing units, Newport East, Newport West and The Causeway Bridge were also constructed. We also had a hand in the creation of the NHT which today offers homes for thousands of contributors. The Hughenden development was nearing completion when Construction & Dredging, a…
1959 – 1969
The housing market was revolutionized by The Matalon Family who introduced mass houses classified as ‘turn-key’ – not additional building/finishing work needed; just turn the key and move right in! The Matalon Family, having been successful in other entrepreneurial ventures, took the decision to   enter the mass housing market in…