Reports

Feasibility Analysis of Grounds For Sculpture

June 9, 2021 / Comments Off on Feasibility Analysis of Grounds For Sculpture

Grounds For Sculpture (GFS) is a 42-acre sculpture park, museum, and arboretum founded on the site of the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds.  It contemplated a ceramics studio that would offer classes, provide workspace for artists, and strengthen its ability to serve as a meeting and event site. It desired to assess the feasibility of […]

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Future-proofing Cities in a Post-pandemic World with Deloitte

May 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Future-proofing Cities in a Post-pandemic World with Deloitte

This article focuses on how cities can build resiliency in public health systems, government operations, and other city domains by focusing on four key capabilities— nimbleness, scalability, stability, and optionality. These recommendations are informed by a global survey of 167 cities conducted as part of the Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World research study […]

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The Future of Digital Workspaces with Lakeside

May 21, 2021 / Comments Off on The Future of Digital Workspaces with Lakeside

The future of digital workplaces hinges on one important factor: digital employee experience (DEX). The smoother the digital experience, the more productive employees can be. Conversely, the harder it is to access and use workplace technology, the less workers can do. More than a year spent supporting remote workers since the outbreak of Covid-19 has given […]

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The Economic Impact of Agriculture in Pennsylvania: 2021 Update

May 10, 2021 / Comments Off on The Economic Impact of Agriculture in Pennsylvania: 2021 Update

ESI was retained by Team Pennsylvania to update the 2018 report “Pennsylvania Agriculture: A Look at the Economic Impact and Future Trends.” ESI provided updated numbers on Pennsylvania’s farming sector and offered further insights into why these changes may be occurring. It also takes a close look at the 2019 Pennsylvania Farm Bill, at national […]

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Equitable Wilmington Collaborative White Paper

April 30, 2021 / Comments Off on Equitable Wilmington Collaborative White Paper

The Equitable Wilmington Collaborative received a three-year, $4 million investment through JPMorgan Chase’s Partnerships for Raising Opportunity in Neighborhoods (PRO Neighborhoods) program. Funds from this investment support the redevelopment of vacant and blighted homes, small business support, and the development of community facilities. The Collaborative’s three members are Cinnaire, NCALL Loan Fund, and True Access […]

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The Economic, Health, and Environmental Benefits of Completing The Capital Trails Network

April 30, 2021 / Comments Off on The Economic, Health, and Environmental Benefits of Completing The Capital Trails Network

ESI was commissioned by the Capital Trails Coalition to evaluate the impacts of the Capital Trails Network across the Washington, DC metropolitan region, which was defined as the District of Columbia; City of Alexandria, Arlington County, and Fairfax County in Virginia; and Prince George’s County and Montgomery County in Maryland. ESI conducted further analysis on […]

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