ESI in the News ESI in the News Press Contact: Lindsay Durkalec How Bucks County Plans to Revive Tourism in Green Phase of Reopening Why Greenway Should be a Focus of Federal Stimulus Region Set to Add Thousands of New Cell and Gene Therapy Jobs in Decade Ahead, Study Says SEPTA to Play Vital Role in PA Economic Coronavirus Recovery, Study Says Richland Township, Others to Get Review of Pandemic's Effect on Finances Most Travelers Feel Safe Visiting Philadelphia Within 6 Months, Study Finds Unprecedented Challenge: Businesses face a new reality as Coronavirus creates fear of the unknown SEPTA Proposes New Fare Restructuring Plan O.C. Marketing Campaign Strong For Summer Newtown Supervisors Reverse Course, Now Hire Economic Consulting Firm to Study Township's Future Finances Point Breeze and Tioga-Nicetown: Why one Philadelphia neighborhood has surged while the other languishes Once 'Sleepy' King of Prussia is Booming with Development Four More Announced for County Government Transition Roles A Deep Dive into Newtown Township's 2020 Budget Bucks Democrats name 3 new members to county government transition team 5-year Pottstown police deal, raises will add up to $750K to budget by 2024 Newtown Man Appointed to County Commissioners' Transition Team Bucks transition team names Newtown resident economic development chair Hyperconnected cities to reap US$60 billion, says report Riverfront redevelopment is on Chester's agenda Legislation introduced in City Council to change the real estate tax Horizon pursues technical change to corporate structure New use for bankrupt Philly refinery? City wants something 'cleaner, safer for Philadelphians' City Council pushes to curb 10-year tax abatement Changes to Philly's 10-year tax abatement could come before the end of the year Simpson University's Pivotal Role in Redding's Economy Shopping Cape Initiative Announced American Express Shows Why Shopping Small Adds Up Two New Members Appointed to State Commission Most Prepared for Self-Driving Cars: Netherlands, Singapore, Norway, U.S. ESI ThoughtLab Study Reveals Measurable ROI on Smart City Investments UW-Madison has $610M impact on the state, report shows Wisconsin Athletics Delivers $610M Economic Impact to the State Pennsylvania has a looming retirement crisis Philly creates new loading zones to ease Center City traffic Mayor looks to clear up Chestnut Street congestion in Center City Bucks County Attracts Record-breaking Number of Visitors in 2018 At 15-year mark, Campus Philly claims some credit for college-educated people living in the city Center City traffic congestion could lead to $58 million annual loss for the city, report says Report: Congestion costs the city millions Philadelphians Waste More than a Millennium Sitting in Traffic Every Year Refinery Shutdown Could Mean New Life for 1,400 Waterfront Acres Report: Congestion Costs Philly $152 Million a Year How Do You Put a Price Tag on Traffic Congestion? Philly Says it's in the Millions Philly Quantifies the Cost of Congestion, and it's in the Millions Rowan University's Economic Impact Hits $1.53B, Study Says Rowan's Economic Impact Continues to Climb Open Spaces to Basis Points: An 'Open' Mind Frame Improves Muni Bond Credit Four seasons Philadelphia to open Aug 12 Real estate industry prepares for 'mother of all battles' over potential changes to school boundaries Creating a Sense of Place: Challenges of economic development in small to mid-sized cities What were Greater Philadelphia's most-visited tourist attractions in 2018? City celebrates Independence Hall's 40th anniversary as a World Heritage Site Why green stormwater infrastructure is smart policy and smart business Chester gets $182,000 PA grant for waterfront development Bucks County taking 'proactive' steps to get more visitors Philly's MLS team looks to create its own stadium-anchored, mixed-use community in Chester. Philadelphia Union were expected to bring more than soccer to Chester. 10 years later, there's a new redevelopment plan. Pennsylvania's tax on online sales is making millions more than expected. Here's why. Harvey, Hanna roles out information website on Boxwood project Pennsylvania eyes retirement-savings plan for its portfolio Business leaders seek to combat poverty through improving education, creating jobs Philadelphia beats out Boston in keeping college grads, new Campus Philly report finds If Philly job growth doesn't keep up, millenials will go where the good jobs are, new study warns The ups and downs of sharing commercial kitchen space Casinos, basketball fans ready for March Madness sports bets WOMEN: Our Time to Make History How ballot position can sway Philly elections - and why new voting machines won't be a fix Report: Mushroom industry a huge economic driver in Chester County PHL Airport hasn't seen numbers like this since 2008 Where Suburban Meets Urban Pottstown on the road to economic recovery 4 Philly-area locations make list of nation's top traffic bottlenecks New York nightlife sector is unsuprisingly booming, according to new economic impact study of city nightlife from mayor's office Report Finds NYC Nightlife Really Pulling in the Bucks Study: Port Authority Produces Annual Economic Benefit of $929M What's the Value of Transit? Study says $929 Million Annual Impact from Port Authority Despite Venue Closures, The State of NYC Nightlife is **DJ AIRHORN** Uber, Lyft Boosting Brooklyn Nightlife: Report New York City's Nightlife Economy is Thriving, Study Finds Report Makes Case for State Investment in Camden, Sees Public Health Benefits Econsult Solutions Report Cites Camden as Model of Transformation New Report Credits Camden's Progress to Public and Private Investment Report Highlights Health, Economic, Educational Gains in Camden Direct Effect: Report Praises EDA Programs for Helping Bolster Camden's Health Mariner East 2 Pipeline will Energize PA Economy Mushroom industry a driving factor in state's economy Demolition of shuttered Boxwood GM plant brings hope of new Delaware jobs This is a business proposition ... not charity: Philly's eds and meds buy-local program debuts Construction begins on $60M Faith & Liberty Discovery Center in Old City Akron incubator hopes to cultivate food entrepreneurship Shop small all year long Northwest Phila. Neighborhoods roll out new website to get more visitors Is Philly's parking tax too high? Garage owners blame it for rising cost of parking Former Springetts supervisor on list of speakers at mini-casino public hearing Extend the Broad Street line north, make parking permits more expensive, and more radical ideas to calm Philly's traffic woes and make us a better city Notre Dame Touts Multi-Billion-Dollar Impact Notre Dame's Impact on the region: $2.4 billion a year Study: Notre Dame has $2.46 billion impact on region's economy Notre Dame's Regional Economic Impact Valued at $2.46 billion Major financial announcements and a protest: from the university's Board of Trustees Retreat UD Report says university supports thousands of job beyond its campus World Cup of the Floral Industry Coming to 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show How Christian Universities and the CCCU Make an Economic Impact How Does Saving for Retirement Affect Low-Income Workers? Pension costs on the rise in Pottstown Impact of overseas visitation on Phila. In 2017 exceeds $1B What could the mini-casino mean for York Galleria, Springettsbury Township? A beloved Passyunk Square oasis approved for luxury townhouses Transportation community mourns Louis J. Gambaccini, a SEPTA legend and founder of NJ Transit Real Estate Sentiment: Crime, Safety fears hurt business attraction Expansion at Phila. School of Circus Arts gives tourists a chance to be an acrobat Visa: Cost of Digital Acceptance 57 Pct Less Than Cost of Cash Acceptance for SMBs Philadelphia hotels are in a growth spurt Data shows Philadelphia can support a boom in hotel rooms Report: Morgan State Gives Maryland's Economy a Major Boost Morgan State's president wants the school to be an anchor in Baltimore Morgan State Generates Nearly $1 Billion a Year in Economic Impact Morgan State Study Details University's Nearly $1 Billion Economic Impact Statewide, $574 Million on Baltimore City Hartford Line Could Be Boon To State's Housing Market Greater Philadelphia in 2017 nabbed another visitation record Leaders and Laggards: Get Ahead or Get Left Behind Odunde Festival carries on, brimming with African pride as its founder would have wanted Harvey Hanna to host public meeting Tuesday on Boxwood plant future in Newport Spectrum Gaming Sports Group, Econsult Solutions to Project Economic Impacts of Sports Betting for States, Operators Harvey Hanna to host public meeting Tuesday on Boxwood plant future in Newport Union leader, administration officials blast construction tax Developers unveil plans for Drexeline Town Center Philly's Union Diversity Problem Site of former GM plant in Newport could host 2,100 jobs, study finds Study indicates redeveloped GM plant site would create 2,100 jobs Philadelphia Flower Show gets $1M gift to expand diversity, design 'superiority' New Feature: Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Sentiment Index To see $150M benefit of World Heritage City status, $2.5M in funding needed Philadelphia hotel lands on Conde Nast's elusive 'hot list', ending 22-year shutout Mercer County Decision, Future of Affordable Housing in Focus at NJBA Panel Winterthur announces new director City Council proposes plan to revitalize downtown area McGinley, Wilkerson resign from SRC; mayor names Neff and Fran Burns Christian colleges and universities contribute $60 billion a year to U.S. economy, study finds Students and professors help renovate lots in Kensington Study: SEPTA helps fuel Chesco economy Why SEPTA says it should get another $6.5B in funding Study: SEPTA Drives $3 Billion in Regional Economic Impact Report shows SEPTA's $3 Billion impact on the region Flashpoint: Modern Day Redlining, Transgender Visibility Week and Fighting Kidney Disease Philly taxicab drivers down, but not out, after losing federal appeal against Uber Suburban rail stations lift value of houses nearby, says SEPTA report Septa touts $3B Economic Impact as Agency Preps for Bruising Budget Battle Carson-Newman University adds to huge economic impact Christian Colleges Provide Over $60 Billion in Impact to the US Economy Each Year, Study Finds Calvin College Among Christian Higher Education Institutions Collectively Making $60 Billion Economic Impact New study reveals economic impact of Christian higher ed Study: Christian higher education has significant economic impact Study finds Christian colleges and universities add $60 billion each year to nation economy Best Real Estate Deals of 2017: Economic development champions Philly's ever-expanding Center City How PA.'s 'Distressed' Program Helps Towns; and Why it's Hard to Leave it Pennsylvania Focuses on Retirees Who Cannot Afford to Retire Philadelphia Hotel Performance Remains Strong Amid Competition from Airbnb, Lodging Alternatives: Report Pennsylvania Study: Many Counting too Heavily on Social Security Study Finds $14.3 Billion Hit Coming as PA Residents Lack Retirement Savings Treasurer: Improving Retirement Savings Benefits all State Taxpayers What's in Store for Greater Philadelphia's Economy? 5 Factors that will Affect Greater Philadelphia's Economy in 2018 PA Agriculture has $136 Billion Economic Impact Making Downtown a Destination: Consultants Pitch Ideas to City Officials City Council and Economic Development Authority Brainstorm Ways to Improve Downtown Economic Impact Study Results Presented to Hill Leaders What Chestnut Hill's $482M Impact Means for Business Recruitment, Home Values Camden Needs More New Housing Stock, Study Says PHL Diversity Appoints Roster of New Board Members How a Dog with 2M Instagram Followers & Locals Impact Bucks County Tourism Media Weighs Economic Development, and its Future Return of Main Fountain Garden Drives Record 2017 for Longwood How Philadelphia International Airport Can Prove Itself Worthy of the Name SEPTA’s Market-Frankford Line: 15 Homes for Sale Along the El L.A.’s Proposed Fee on New Construction May Not Be ‘One Size Fits All’ CMU Study: University Creates $2.7 Billion in Annual Economic Impact Report: CMU Contributes $1.5 Billion to Pittsburgh Each Year The Forum of Executive Women Picked its 2017 Awardees – and 11 Other Power Moves This Visualization Shows How People Travel in and Around Philly Lawmakers Mull Opening ‘Satellite Casinos’ in an Attempt to Balance the State Budget Longtime Economy League Chief Joins Econsult Does Handing Out Literature at Polling Places Help Communities Philly Lawyers Have Proof Their Plan for Better Judge Candidates is Working Philadelphia Region Saw Record 42 Million Visitors in 2016 Study: Emory University Has $9.1B Economic Impact in Atlanta Get Our Newsletter All News and Insights Present Value Blog Recent Posts ICYMI: Transportation and Infrastructure ESI ThoughtLab Appoints Michael Geach as Director of Business Development ICYMI: Real Estate Compilation Perspectives on Economic Development Initiatives and Strategies in the Age of COVID-19 Restaurants in the Age of COVID-19: How Does Philadelphia Stack Up?