Historical conservation along with proper usage of the property is a must to sustain it. This has been practiced all over the west notably in Europe. In India either hotels or museums are suggested for conversion of historical buildings. But in reality the economic aspect is much more diverse and various creative usages of such buildings can help a long way in there sustainability.
Jehangirbad fort and Jehangirabad palace is being utilized for education, offices, Restaraunt, Spa, Boutiques (opening soon) and would soon house a hotel. A number of film shootings have also taken place. It is also a key place for showcasing the culture of Lucknow for tourists from various countries. In Lucknow it is an emerging cultural hub. Some notable film stars , politicians, artists and celebrities have visited the palace. Jacqueline Kennedy and John Junior are among the notable visitors.