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We’re international in outlook and global in offer.

Located in the heart of the United Kingdom, the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA) is building a Global Innovation Cluster that connects people, businesses and ideas.

We’re physically transforming our towns and city - "we’re a cranes in the sky city region."

The Global Innovation Cluster, which sweeps through the heart of South Yorkshire, is set to grow our advanced manufacturing, wellbeing and digital specialisms.

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Heart of the City II - Sheffield

Heart of the City II is a landmark £470m scheme that is set to transform a key area of Sheffield city centre. With a development capacity of 1.5 million sq ft, it is being delivered by Sheffield City Council, with Queensberry as its strategic delivery partner.

The ambitious scheme will create a vibrant quarter at the heart of the city, which will provide Grade A office space and two 4 or 5-star hotels, residential developments, restaurants and cafés, retail and leisure destinations, parking and stunning public spaces – all creating the type of high-quality central quarter that attracts jobs and investment.

The scheme offers great market investment potential in this new district in order to benefit from the growth story in the medium and longer term.

Likely investment required will be in the range of £360m to £390m and Lot sizes range between £10m and £120m.

GDV: £470m+

Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is major regeneration project set to transform the east end of the city with £250m of development planned across a 30 hectare site and is expected to create 3,500 jobs.

It will become an internationally recognised innovation cluster for health and wellbeing research and learning, plus the location for offices, laboratories, leisure, retail and residential opportunities. The area is set to attract investment in Life Sciences, in particular med tech sector businesses, providing an environment for like-minded organisations to collaborate and pioneer world-leading health and wellbeing research and innovation.

The park is being delivered by Legacy Park Ltd, a partnership between Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield City Trust, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System and Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network.

Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is seeking organisations in the health and wellbeing or Life Sciences sectors to relocate into state-of-the-art enterprise centres, offices, laboratories and incubator space. Total floorspace: 200,000 sq. ft.

This scheme is actively seeking organisations wishing to relocate within the Life Sciences and Med Tech sectors and being part of a life sciences eco system with a range of space and buildings available. There are also investment opportunities to establish two more Research Centres creating a critical mass of health and wellbeing research and innovation covering 16-hectares.

Investors, commercial and residential developers are being sought for this 52-hectares site, with £200m capital investment required in 2020 in infrastructure, residential and mixed-use developments. There are also relocation opportunities for residential, light industrial and offices, with a range of plots available of varying sizes on this further phase of Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.

GDV: £100m+

West Bar Square - Sheffield

Set adjacent to the highly successful Riverside business district and Kelham Island area in Sheffield City centre, West Bar Square provides a premier opportunity for large-scale office occupiers who wish to retain a city centre location.

An exciting £175m regeneration scheme, West Bar Square will include large footprint buildings and will offer complete design flexibility across five acres of prime city centre land.

On completion, West Bar Square will provide up to 1.4 million sq ft of mixed-use accommodation across the site comprising of a range of uses including offices, residential, leisure, retail and car parking set around a high-quality public realm. Many buildings will also have the benefit of integrated parking. Accommodation is available on a design and build basis and can be tailored to suit individual occupier requirements.

GDV: £175m

Castlegate - Sheffield

Long term development partners are being sought for Castlegate, which is set to become the city centre anchor of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID). Development here will have a focus on tech and creative start-ups. The scheme involves 200,000 sq ft of repurposed buildings, which will host technical and support services together with collaboration, meeting and social spaces.

Central to the quarter is the redevelopment of the former Castle Market site, including the daylighting of the hidden Sheaf River and rediscovery of the remains of Sheffield’s lost castle.

Devonshire Quarter - Sheffield

The Devonshire Quarter is the largest established residential quarter in the city with a long history of family occupation. Plans are underway to bring a new family housing scheme to this area covering 2.47 acres across five plots. The scheme will involve 250-350 family homes, as part of creating a new neighbourhood of over 600 new homes in the area.

This project is looking for an innovative developer and or investor with experience of family housing in a city centre context. The vision for this area is to accelerate housing delivery and kick-start the continued regeneration of the Devonshire Quarter whilst creating a more sustainable mix of housing types in the City Centre.

Unity Project - Doncaster

Investors and developers are needed for the Unity Project, a 250 hectares mixed-use scheme, which includes new residential, leisure and industrial developments, plus new infrastructure and new public realm. The South Yorkshire MCA investment fund is set to invest £11.5m in this scheme, with £3.5m required from a developer/investor.

This is an exciting opportunity for investors and developers to be involved with a major regeneration and infrastructure project close to the rapidly growing northern town of Doncaster, which is renowned for its logistics expertise and transport links. Construction is already well underway of a new link road which connects the Unity Project to the east-coast ports at Immingham, Hull and Grimsby and it is within proximity to Doncaster Sheffield Airport, which means this is an attractive opportunity for logistics in particular.

GDV: £100m+

Aerocentre Yorkshire - Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Doncaster Sheffield Airport is at the heart of a 650-hectares site offering international investment and development opportunities. With over 46,000 sq metres of existing floorspace and land available for a further 511,000 sq metres of commercial floor space, the scheme includes new industrial space and residential accommodation at Doncaster Sheffield airport, including new hangers, industrial buildings and new infrastructure.

Opportunities are available for investor involvement to include co-investment and development funding for large scale development of high-grade logistics, advanced manufacturing and office space alongside airside Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) and cargo handling.

GDV: £100m+

Barnsley Digital Media Campus

Barnsley Council and its partners, including Barnsley College, have exciting plans to create a digitally focused campus - The ‘Barnsley DMC Campus’ - where businesses, start-ups, students, creative and enterprising minds can come together through co-working and co-living as part of a connected community.

A second Digital Media Centre (DMC 02) is currently being built and is due to open in summer 2020, which will offer 1,900 sqm of additional digital business managed workspace, helping to create over 100 digitally skilled jobs in the local economy. The project is seeking investors and a developer, as well as occupiers for the new Digital Media Centre 02.

Barnsley West (M1 Junction 37) Masterplan

A strategically important 121-hectares mixed-use scheme, Barnsley West is planned to include 1,700 new homes and 43-hectares of commercial floorspace and is set to create 3,500 new jobs. This project is seeking investment from commercial and residential developers.

Bassingthorpe Farm - Rotherham

Bassingthorpe Farm is a significant development opportunity for 2,400 residential units to be built across a 224 hectares former greenbelt site. It requires a master developer or series of developers looking for a good return on this large-scale residential community development. The project is being spearheaded by Fitzwilliam Wentworth Estates and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. £80m investment is required.

The housing development will be supported by a new primary school, a local centre and commercial employment sites.

The plan is to create a sustainable new community on the North Western edge of Rotherham’s urban area with excellent access to countryside and the Grade I Listed Wentworth Woodhouse and Parkland.

GDV: £80m+

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