Published: 3rd Jun 2019

Infrastructure projects, whether big or small can be transformative, acting as catalysts for greater change and regeneration, writes Tim Reade, head of property advisory services, Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). When it comes to regeneration, it is not only our town centres which must be reinvented but also the infrastructure that connects and supports them. Hand in hand with the development of new housing and business districts go the transport systems that connect them, the schools and parks where communities can come together, and the public amenities and broadband that allow new businesses to flourish. Infrastructure projects, whether big or small can be transformative, acting as catalysts for greater change and regeneration. For local authorities or private developers drawing up business cases for investment, making these links is increasingly part of the process. The impact on the bottom line is often not sufficient to justify a project, … (To read the full article, subscribe below)