Five lessons on sweating cities’ assets

Andrew Carter writes for LGC on cities finding innovative ways to make money

Press release published on 29 June 2017

After seven years of austerity, cities are no strangers to budget cuts.

With a precarious government and no sign of any increase in funding, despite the warm words about the “end of austerity”, it is no wonder cities have been finding innovative ways to make money.

Cities around the country have access to a wealth of assets, whether land and buildings around stations or disused ducting networks, and they are becoming increasingly creative about how they use them.

Read the full article in LGC

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