Jessica R. Underwood is the Principal of JR Capital Build, a luxury design/build firm based in historic downtown Frederick.  JR Capital Build focuses on designing one-of-a-kind architectural interiors, offering both consulting and turn-key services from initial design concept through the completion of construction. 

Jessica’s contemporary, high-design aesthetic leverages unique concepts, materials, and finishes that are both locally and internationally sourced.  Her work has been featured by Martha Stewart, Fox 45, Huffington Post, Hewlett-Packard, and Frederick Magazine, among others.  Her background as a real estate lawyer and commercial broker allows JR Capital Build and its sister company, JR Capital Real Estate, to provide a multifaceted approach to property acquisition, development, and investment matters.

Jessica is currently featured on Fox 45 where she has a regular segment revealing dramatic client design/renovation projects.  She is a board member of the Frederick YMCA, Commissioner on HPC for City of Frederick, and supports various nonprofits and charities, including Woman to Woman Mentoring, Women’s Giving Circle, and Save the Children. December 2017 she was named one of The Daily Record’s 2017 Leading Women. Winners were selected based on their professional experience, community involvement, and a commitment to inspiring change. Learn more about The Daily Record's Leading Women, or follow Jessica on her personal blog.

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