I sense some more robust questioning next Tuesday ... have a read at this report for next week's Policy and Strategy Committee meeting.
Tax Increment Financing (TIF) suddenly appears to be the potential saviour of all-things 'Leith/Waterfront'?
Indeed, the report boldly states (bottom of paragraph 3.2) that: "The concept ... is to create a real sense of place which will encourage early construction of both commercial and residential development."
Funny that - I remember exactly the same thing being said about a certain tram line to the North of the city.
It was a huge mistake (as far as I'm concerned) that TIF wasn't properly considered for Line 1b - that just might have helped the 'Leith/Waterfront' area somewhat :-(