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Potential Economic Impact of Manayunk Bike Race

March 20, 2024 / Comments Off on Potential Economic Impact of Manayunk Bike Race

In an effort to revive the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic, also known as the Manayunk Bike Race, ESI was contracted to conduct a study on the potential economic that a 2025 race would have on Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. This event was last held in 2016, so ESI used those attendance and participation figures, and adjusted […]

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Opportunity Lives Here: An Economic Development Master Plan for Delaware’s Three Rivers Area

November 14, 2023 / Comments Off on Opportunity Lives Here: An Economic Development Master Plan for Delaware’s Three Rivers Area

Opportunity Lives Here: An Economic Development Master Plan for Delaware’s Three Rivers Area is a comprehensive strategy to build the local economy of a distressed area that has key assets for inclusive growth. ESI led a team of land use planners and community outreach strategists in developing a master plan that is informed by implementable examples […]

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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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The Economic, Environmental and Public Health Impacts of the Trans Canada Trail

October 5, 2023 / Comments Off on The Economic, Environmental and Public Health Impacts of the Trans Canada Trail

The Trans Canada Trail is a vast network of recreational trails that spans 28,000 kilometers across Canada. ESI’s assessment of the Trans Canada Trail outlines the economic and environmental benefits of the network and emphasizes its impact on the local surrounding communities who have much to gain from use of the trails. Overall, the network […]

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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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Taking Care of Business Program Assessment

July 27, 2023 / Comments Off on Taking Care of Business Program Assessment

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI), The Intersect, and Cameron Professional Services Group, provided an evaluation of the Taking Care of Business (TCB) Commercial Corridor Cleaning Program, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce. The effort led by ESI included constructing an approach for measuring the efficacy of TCB in achieving its goals, performing […]

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