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The Value of Competition for Regions

November 3, 2017 / Comments Off on The Value of Competition for Regions

The big story making news in the economic development world across North America was Amazon’s recent request for proposals from regions to be the site of a brand new second headquarters (HQ2) for the giant online retailer. The RFP requested that regions submit proposals demonstrating how they could meet Amazon’s need for a corporate campus […]

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Media Borough teases new economic development strategy

October 19, 2017 / Comments Off on Media Borough teases new economic development strategy

Earlier this year Media Borough retained Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI), JVM Studio, a Philadelphia-based placemaking firm, and The Riddle Company, a retail consulting practice from Washington, D.C led by ESI Senior Advisor Catherine Timko, to help the borough develop an Economic Development Strategy and Implementation Plan to maintain and promote the economic health of the […]

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Take part in Media Borough’s Downtown Perception Survey

August 16, 2017 / Comments Off on Take part in Media Borough’s Downtown Perception Survey

Econsult Solutions is working with JVM Studio, a Philadelphia-based placemaking firm, and The Riddle Company, a retail consulting practice from Washington, D.C., on Media Borough’s Economic Development Strategy and Implementation Plan. As part of this project, the consulting team and the Borough are seeking input from residents and local consumers about downtown retail and economic […]

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City of Philadelphia Jobs Commission Report

January 15, 2013 / Comments Off on City of Philadelphia Jobs Commission Report

The Philadelphia Jobs Commission includes 17 government, non‐profit, and business leaders, and was chaired by Robert C. Nelson, President and CEO of Philadelphia OIC, Inc. From September 2012 to January 2013, the Jobs Commission conducted monthly meetings, convened several sub committees, held two public hearings, and worked with Econsult Solutions, Inc. to assemble secondary data, […]

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