How can local areas use their public assets to support local economic growth and financial returns?
The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement included measures to encourage councils to make more use of their assets to support their balance sheets. This report looks at how best to do so, not only to provide better financial returns, but to foster local economic growth.
Drawing on in-depth interviews with partners in cities across England and Wales, Making the most of public assets explores the different approaches that have been taken to put publicly owned assets to work for the local economy. It highlights the key elements that have enabled partners to maximise their assets.
Listen to Andrew Carter, Deputy Director of Centre for Cities, and Bill Mcelroy, Managing Director – Consulting at Turner & Townsend, discuss the report on Global Radio here: