I am one of the lucky few journalists who never has to read press releases churned out by PR companies. Instead, I get to look into almost anything from the state of banking to the scale of organised crime - and all the goings-on in between.
Bosses at Glasgow City Council have confirmed they did not value the neighbourhood of Oatlands and parts of nearby Richmond Park before giving it to a private housebuilder for a now nearly-stalled regeneration scheme.
Now city MSP James Dornan – originally from the South Side area – has accused Glasgow City Council of botching the development, which was supposed to have seen £190million worth of work done by today.
Insiders admit that the development could now take years to complete.