VALUE PLANNING  ...... building the tax base, not the tax burden

Value Planning is an emerging approach to investment and policy planning designed to help governments identify project and policy priorities that will create the most substantive benefits to citizens from public sector investments. There are three main stages in the process;

Value Creation Potential: to identify an integrated suite of development propositions that will maximize potential economic and social returns on public infrastructure investment using a combination of stakeholder engagement, best practice research, and analysis techniques to identify “foundational projects.”  The desired output is a coherent value creation strategy built around foundational projects.

Value Uplift Estimate: to calculate the “bankable” economic returns to government from its investments and contributions to the value creation strategy.  

Value Realization Roadmap: to implement the strategy by applying the best available tools for value capture and by engaging local partners and champions to leverage the public investments.

Based on earlier work completed for the City of Ottawa and the Ontario Ministry of Public Infrastructure Renewal, Daniel  helped pioneer value planning as a practice in conjunction with the Canadian Urban Institute, serving as the practice mentor.                         

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