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New Retail Quarter Sheffield

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GENECON advised the Homes & Communities Agency and Sheffield City Council on the case to Government for funding to support Hammerson UK's proposals for Sheffield's New Retail Quarter - 'Sevenstone'. The scheme is a flagship project under Creative Sheffield's city centre masterplan and is critical to Sheffield's ongoing revival as a key regional economic driver. We were selected from the HCA's national economic consultants panel to lead a full HM Treasury 'Green Book' appraisal of the scheme, which has stalled as a result of the recession.  GENECON has reviewed the retail market and economic case and assessed value for money from public sector investment, including the application of the HCA's latest cost-benefit methodologies.

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