New York City

The Role of Ridesharing in the Nightlife Economy

February 22, 2019 / Comments Off on The Role of Ridesharing in the Nightlife Economy

Cities are increasingly planning for nighttime activities just as thoughtfully and formally as they plan and manage the daytime economy. Downtowns are continuing to attract after hours visitors, making nightlife activity a significant generator of economic activity, jobs, and fiscal revenue. Better understanding a city’s nightlife is an important first step in developing policy that […]

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New York City’s Nightlife Economy

January 25, 2019 / Comments Off on New York City’s Nightlife Economy

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 […]

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ESI’s NYC Banking Needs Study Highlighted in DNAInfo Story

May 7, 2015 / Comments Off on ESI’s NYC Banking Needs Study Highlighted in DNAInfo Story

Findings of the New York citywide banking needs study ESI conducted for the city’s department of finance were highlighted in an article on DNAInfo.com. The article focused on the home loan application denial rates ESI found around New York with data from 2013. The average home loan denial rate in the city was 23 percent, but […]

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ESI study helps make case for new ferry expansion in New York City

February 13, 2015 / Comments Off on ESI study helps make case for new ferry expansion in New York City

This Feb. 3 article from DNAInfo.com details New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recently announced plans to expand ferry service around the city over the course of the next several years. The new routes the city will introduce will include Astoria, Southern Brooklyn, the Lower East Side, Soundview-Bronx and Rockaway Beach. Some of the […]

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Angelides on Philadelphia Real Estate

October 23, 2013 / Comments Off on Angelides on Philadelphia Real Estate

Building in Philly: Cheaper than New York, but not cheaper enough? By: Joseph N. DiStefano Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2013 Peter Angelides joined the Urban Land Institute and other experts in a forum to compare building costs in the city of Philadelphia vs. elsewhere. Their conclusions, according to Angelides, who is putting a report together: […]

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