Grace Hanoian

The Economic and Social Impact of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Athletics

October 19, 2023 / Comments Off on The Economic and Social Impact of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Athletics

In 2023, ESI was commissioned by the University of Minnesota Athletics Department to conduct an economic and social impact study. As the college athletics industry continues to grow, so does its impact on and around places of higher education. The University of Minnesota is home to over 55,000 students and is a founding member of […]

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Lessons from Philadelphia’s Southeast Asian Market at FDR Park

September 8, 2023 / Comments Off on Lessons from Philadelphia’s Southeast Asian Market at FDR Park

Philadelphia has a deep and rich food tradition. Home to internationally recognized restaurants (see Visit Philadelphia’s list of Philadelphia’s James Beard Foundation’s honored restaurants), and local eats that have grown cult followings, the city is consistently recognized as an unexpected culinary center of America. Recently, Food & Wine named FDR Park’s Southeast Asian Market, one […]

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Harrisburg Disparity Study

August 16, 2023 / Comments Off on Harrisburg Disparity Study

The City of Harrisburg and Impact Harrisburg commissioned this disparity study, funded by the City and Impact as well as by Dauphin County and produced by a consulting team that consisted of Econsult Solutions, Inc., Milligan Consulting, LLC, and the Winston/Terrell Group (collectively “the ESI team”). This disparity study had three main purposes: 1. To […]

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Understanding the Historic and Future Impact of the Delaware Canal

July 14, 2023 / Comments Off on Understanding the Historic and Future Impact of the Delaware Canal

In a post pandemic world, lifestyle changes are evidently clear. One of the most notable is a renewed appreciation for our natural resources. This attention has helped to spark interest in assets like the Delaware Canal. The Canal is a national historic landmark, as well as a national trail, a state park, the first greenway […]

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10 for 10: Economic Development

June 2, 2023 / Comments Off on 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, […]

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Critical Issues Facing the Higher Education Sector: The Bottom-line Case for Energy Efficiency

May 23, 2023 / Comments Off on 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 intersection as large utility users, thought leaders on environmental sustainability, and flashpoints for protests around energy consumption. We’ll explore energy strategies that account for all […]

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