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Annual Philadelphia Fair Lending Study – 2009

March 4, 2011 / Comments Off on Annual Philadelphia Fair Lending Study – 2009

Since 2006, Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) has been retained by the City of Philadelphia to conduct an annual Fair Lending Analysis of the city’s authorized depositories. The study is designed to analyze whether the city’s depositories provide financial products and services in a fair and unbiased manner to the citizens of Philadelphia, in accordance with […]

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Economic and Fiscal Impact Study of the Subway Station at 22nd & Market Street

February 10, 2011 / Comments Off on Economic and Fiscal Impact Study of the Subway Station at 22nd & Market Street

Econsult Corporation was retained by the Center City District and the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation to analyze the possible economic and fiscal impacts from the construction of a new subway station at 22nd Street & Market Street in Philadelphia. There is currently a subway‐surface stop at the intersection, but the Market Frankford Subway Elevated (MFSE) […]

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Vacant Land Management in Philadelphia: The Cost of the Current System and the Benefits of Reform

September 23, 2010 / Comments Off on Vacant Land Management in Philadelphia: The Cost of the Current System and the Benefits of Reform

Econsult Solutions, Inc., in conjunction with the Penn Institute for Urban Research and Consulting, was retained by the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA, formerly the RDA) and the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) to conduct a cost-and-benefit analysis on the 40,000 existing vacant parcels in Philadelphia. Econsult was able to quantify the devastating costs […]

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Annual Disparity Study for the city of Philadelphia – 2009

August 25, 2010 / Comments Off on Annual Disparity Study for the city of Philadelphia – 2009

From 2006 to date, Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) has been retained by the city of Philadelphia to conduct an annual disparity study (Milligan and Company partnered with ESI beginning with the FY 2008 study).  The study is designed to analyze the city of Philadelphia’s utilization of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) and Disabled Business […]

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Economic Feasibility Analysis of a Mixed-Use Development

May 10, 2010 / Comments Off on Economic Feasibility Analysis of a Mixed-Use Development

Econsult Corporation was retained by the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) to calculate the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) and Net Present Value (NPV) of a proposed 911-unit development at Cinnaminson Harbour. Econsult was asked to calculate the IRR and the NPV under two different scenarios: the first was given currently allowed […]

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Annual Philadelphia Fair Lending Study – 2008

February 8, 2010 / Comments Off on Annual Philadelphia Fair Lending Study – 2008

Since 2006, Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) has been retained by the city of Philadelphia to conduct an annual Fair Lending Analysis of the city’s authorized depositories. The study is designed to analyze whether the city’s depositories provide financial products and services in a fair and unbiased manner to the citizens of Philadelphia, in accordance with […]

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