Managed by CBRE

SY Jessica Fund

Development Debt for Commercial Development Projects – available now!

Since its launch in April 2013, SY JESSICA has delivered significant regeneration and development to South Yorkshire (SY) and the wider City Region.  It has invested over £70 million and has outperformed in respect of all its financial and economic regeneration targets and has built momentum in the regional commercial property market, attracting £188 million of private investment to date. The Fund has committed to enable the delivery of over 4.7 million sq. ft of employment space, which provides the economic infrastructure for the creation of nearly 7,200 jobs.

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What do We Do?

SY JESSICA provides effective development debt funding for commercial property and regeneration projects in South Yorkshire at commercial lending rates.  

The Fund is managed by CBRE with support of an  advisory Investment Board that represents a partnership of four Local Authorities and the Local Enterprise Partnership whose aim is growing the regional economy.

The objectives are to:

  • Enable economic growth through sustainable development in South Yorkshire
  • Enhance long-term growth prospects and competitiveness of the region through enterprise, employment, regeneration and sustainability
  • Provide the infrastructure required to generate jobs
  • Facilitate the development of brownfield sites

The Fund’s Projects

As Featured In

SCR JESSICA – Regeneration Highlights 2017

The SCR JESSICA Fund has led to the successful deployment of over £25m of capital and the start-on-site of eight strategically important development projects in the region. This has generated over £75m of development value and a further £75m of developments being...


SCR JESSICA will be represented at MIPIM by William Church and Andrew Antoniades. We will be in and around the SCR JESSICA HQ, but please contact us directly to book an appointment for a catch-up or to discuss a scheme.

Round up of 2016 – Chairman John Mothersole

John Mothersole Chief Executive, Sheffield City Council and Chairman SCR JESSICA Investment Board At the end of June 2016, SCR JESSICA made the significant step of moving from a vehicle to invest EU funding to a fully sustainable investment fund to support key...

New £23 Million JESSICA Fund Launched to Stimulate Development in The Sheffield City Region

CBRE Seeks Commercial Property or Infrastructure Projects Aimed at Driving Regional Growth to Fund London, April 2013 – The SCR JESSICA Fund has started looking for infrastructure and real estate investment opportunities in the Sheffield City Region. The fund, which...

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