Farewell to ESI’s Summer Interns!

September 3, 2021 / Comments Off on Farewell to ESI’s Summer Interns!

It’s almost that time of the year again! ESI’s summer interns are ready to head back to school or graduate and look for full-time employment. Before starting on their next milestone, we asked them to reflect on their time with us by interviewing them about their experience. ESI thanks you for your hard work and […]

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Delaware Life Post Covid

August 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Delaware Life Post Covid

ESI Principal and Co-Chair of the firm’s Board of Directors Dr. Richard Voith articulates how cities, towns, and rural areas should brace for lasting changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Using three scenarios, Dr. Voith explicates the future of cities by drawing a tangent parallel to Declining Urban Density, Return to “Normal”, and how Policy- and Tech-Savvy Cities Expand Their Reach. Dr. Voith […]

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3 Ways to Make Cities More Inclusive

August 13, 2021 / Comments Off on 3 Ways to Make Cities More Inclusive

Globalization has helped interconnect different regions of the world but has also exacerbated global inequality. People now migrate from one place to another in search of better living conditions. This diaspora of people leads to a growth in the economic base of the place they move to. How can cities better accommodate their citizens economically, […]

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How Can Broadband Connectivity Benefit Rural Areas?

July 30, 2021 / Comments Off on How Can Broadband Connectivity Benefit Rural Areas?

Imagine an urban city as a box. When one thinks outside this compartment, one is able to conceptualise that rural areas exist beyond this well-structured box. However, the inside isn’t well connected to the outside and vice-versa. One has smart street lights while the other encounters black outs. One relies on good roads and highways […]

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The Economic Development Impact of C-PACE

July 16, 2021 / Comments Off on The Economic Development Impact of C-PACE

What is C-PACE?                                                                       Commercial Property-Assessed Clean Energy financing, or C-PACE, is a program that funds improvements that increase the energy efficiency and resiliency of commercial buildings. Currently approved in more than thirty states, C-PACE is intended to encourage building upgrades that enhance energy efficiency, water conservation, renewable energy, seismic and other safety measures. In practice, […]

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Light Reads for 4th of July Weekend 2021

July 2, 2021 / Comments Off on Light Reads for 4th of July Weekend 2021

Work has been very different this past year for everyone. Take time out from your busy schedule this 4th of July weekend to catch up on some compelling articles and blog posts. Visit historic memorials to feel the patriotic drive or sunbathe on the beach with friends and family. Sip on some lemonade, lounge around, […]

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