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ESI was retained in 2018 by the Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAAC), the comprehensive provider of public transit services in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, to assess its economic impact. The report demonstrates the impact of PAAC’s expenditures and service on the economy, on residents, and on state and local tax bases through a variety of […]
Artificial Intelligence Moves into the Fast Lane Advanced artificial intelligence (AI) may conjure up futuristic images along with hype and fear, but the reality is much different. To understand where this technology is headed and how business leaders will apply it in the immediate future, Protiviti and ESI ThoughtLab conducted a global research study delving […]
Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) in partnership with North Highland and Urbane Development, completed the first ever economic impact study on the City of New York’s nightlife economy. NYC’s Nightlife Economy: Impact, Assets, and Opportunities was commissioned by The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and reports on: Direct impact of New York City’s nightlife economy and historic […]
After fifty years of social and economic decline, Camden is experiencing a renaissance. The foundation of this turnaround is the partnerships and commitment between state and local governmental entities, business leaders and community stakeholders to develop and implement a holistic strategy focused on improving the city’s fundamental systems. Public safety, education, and neighborhood infrastructure are […]
As one of Philadelphia’s most prominent corridors, North Broad Street continues to act as the city’s backbone, anchoring adjacent neighborhoods, supporting businesses and community anchors, and connecting residents to entertainment, retail, and job centers. The North Broad Renaissance (NBR) target areas span from City Hall to Germantown Avenue and touches eight neighborhoods including Center City […]
Building a Sustainable Business and Financing Plan In today’s digital age, becoming a smart city is vital for attracting business, residents, tourists, and talent, and for ultimately fostering growth and prosperity. But the path to a smart city future is often unclear to urban leaders, who require a deeper grasp of the approaches that will drive […]