economic impact

Return on Environment: The Economic Impact of Protected Open Space in Mercer County, New Jersey

January 31, 2022 / Comments Off on Return on Environment: The Economic Impact of Protected Open Space in Mercer County, New Jersey

Mercer County New Jersey’s emphasis on land preservation began over 30 years ago, resulting in a multitude of preserved parks and open spaces that reflect the diversity of Mercer County’s natural features. Protected open space provides substantial economic, environmental, and health benefits to surrounding communities, but these benefits are often overlooked or undervalued in policy debates and investment decisions. […]

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2021 in Review

December 17, 2021 / Comments Off on 2021 in Review

This past year was tremendous for Econsult Solutions. In 2020 we pledged to make a difference through our work and in 2021 we were honored to have been in the inaugural class of Philadelphia Foundation’s Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia. We launched our new thought leadership initiative, ESI Center for the Future of Cities, and CIOReview […]

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William Jessup University 2020 Economic Impact Brief

September 16, 2020 / Comments Off on William Jessup University 2020 Economic Impact Brief

William Jessup University (Jessup) is a nationally-ranked Christian college awarding undergraduate, graduate, and associate degrees across 60 academic programs. The University integrates faith and academics, helping students become transformational and successful leaders in their careers, homes, churches, and communities. ESI articulated Jessup’s impact in terms of annual operations, capital investments, ancillary spending, wage premium, and […]

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Music Venues in the Age of COVID and Beyond

August 21, 2020 / Comments Off on Music Venues in the Age of COVID and Beyond

A few months ago, we focused on the implications for our cities’ nightlife scenes as a result of halted operations due to social distancing during the pandemic. Back in April, we knew there would be far reaching implications for workers and business owners running restaurants, bars, and venues, even as they have begun operating at […]

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The Economic Impact of Montana Film Production: An Analysis of the Industry and the MEDIA Act, 2019-2020

July 21, 2020 / Comments Off on The Economic Impact of Montana Film Production: An Analysis of the Industry and the MEDIA Act, 2019-2020

The production of feature films, television series, and commercials can generate significant economic activity for their host communities, drawing out-of-town spending, generating jobs, and supporting local businesses. Because of this potential boost to local economies, many states provide incentives to attract productions as an economic development initiative. In 2020, the Montana Film Office retained ESI […]

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Year in Review 2019

December 27, 2019 / Comments Off on Year in Review 2019

It has been a busy year for Econsult Solutions. We are grateful for our staff, senior advisors, and project partners who have made 2019 one of our best. This edition of ESI’s Present Value features a review of the highlights in the firm’s following practice areas: Economic Development, Higher Education, Transportation, Public Policy and Finance, […]

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