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Better Understanding NJEDA’s Aspire Program
Established within New Jersey’s Economic Recovery Act of 2020 and operated by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), the Aspire Program is a gap financing tax credit program that supports strategic commercial, mixed use and residential real estate development projects. To be eligible for support from the Aspire Program, projects must meet the following […]Read More
10 for 10: Economic Development
As we continue our year-long celebration of ten years of service, we are proud to recap work performed under our economic development practice in the latest 10 for 10 review. Discover more about the wide array of work we do in this field below. 1. Economic Analysis of Detroit’s Food System In 2014, […]Read More
The State of North Broad 2023
North Broad Renaissance is the business improvement district for one of Philadelphia’s most prominent corridors, anchoring adjacent neighborhoods, supporting businesses, and community mainstays. To improve the quality of life, North Broad Renaissance has multifaceted goals for the revitalization of North Broad Street and adjoining neighborhoods. The organization fosters business development with an aim to provide […]Read More
The Economic Impact of Montana Film Production: An Analysis of the Industry and the MEDIA Act
The production of feature films, television series, and commercials can generate significant economic activity for their host communities, drawing out-of-town spending, generating jobs, and supporting local businesses. Because of this […]
Economic Impact of AICU Mass
Every institution of higher education has a case to make – to donors, alumni, students and their funders, prospective students and their guardians, and community members. ESI was commissioned by […]
Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector: The Bottom-line Case for Energy Efficiency
In our last of 8 videos in the series: Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector, Dan Garofalo discusses the bottom-line case for energy efficiency. Institutions sit at an important […]
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