Understanding the economics of development is essential, especially in difficult market conditions. To secure the most efficient use of public funds it's important to understand development viability and what economic return developers will need to justify their investment. Housing investment is proven to boost economic activity and development-led regeneration can make a valuable contribution to local economic growth.
This section gives you access to tools to help you understand financial viability, value capture and different financial models, as well as links to the latest market intelligence. We have examples of the role that development has played in local economic regeneration and information about how organisations are developing new ways to share risk, including the agency and its local partners.