Philadelphia

ESI’s Favorite Places to Eat

July 8, 2022 / Comments Off on ESI’s Favorite Places to Eat

The Center City area of Philadelphia has some amazing places to dine. However, it wouldn’t be right to leave out the rest of the City when it comes to exceptional eats either! If you are looking for fantastic local eateries, food carts and more, the entire city of Philadelphia has some fantastic local eateries with […]

Read More

Memorial Day Light Reads 2021

May 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Memorial Day Light Reads 2021

As you unwind this Memorial Day weekend, sit back, kick your feet up, relax and read through our Present Value Blog, along with a few other fascinating articles. Whether you’re outside soaking up the sun or supporting the 76ers from your living room, remember to stay safe and sanitize!   Activities to Do This Holiday […]

Read More

Greater Philadelphia Cell and Gene Therapy and Connected Health Sectors – Future Workforce and Talent Needs Analysis

May 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Greater Philadelphia Cell and Gene Therapy and Connected Health Sectors – Future Workforce and Talent Needs Analysis

In 2019, the CEO Council for Growth, University City Science Center, and University City District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative convened a partnership to leverage their resources and networks on an initiative to support and grow the Philadelphia region’s cell and gene therapy and connected health industries. The stimulus for this partnership arose from a need, […]

Read More

Our Love Letter to Cities: From the Principals of ESI

March 31, 2020 / Comments Off on Our Love Letter to Cities: From the Principals of ESI

The intersection of economics, policy, and strategy puts us in all kinds of places for our work. But we at ESI are vocal lovers of cities. We love living in cities, visiting cities, learning about cities, and (of course) working to make cities even greater. We are experiencing the current global pandemic from a decidedly urban lens. We […]

Read More

The Economic and Societal Impact of Project HOME

December 4, 2019 / Comments Off on The Economic and Societal Impact of Project HOME

For thirty years, Project HOME has supported individuals and households through housing and supportive services that it offers. In recent years, the organization has expanded its presence through the Stephen Klein Wellness Center, the Haas Initiative for Integrated Recovery and Employment, and the Hub of Hope (a walk-in engagement center located at Suburban Station). All […]

Read More

Community and Economic Development Through Historic Preservation

June 3, 2019 / Comments Off on Community and Economic Development Through Historic Preservation

An Overview of the City of Philadelphia’s Historic Preservation Task Force’s Mission Summary  The renewed development interest in Philadelphia’s Center City and surrounding neighborhoods over the past several years has resulted in demolitions and significant alteration of treasured buildings making headlines. It was enough so that it prompted Mayor Jim Kenney to appoint experts in the […]

Read More