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Top Ten Present Value Posts from 2023

December 15, 2023 / Comments Off on Top Ten Present Value Posts from 2023

As 2023 winds down, we’re looking back on some of our most popular Present Value posts. From local and national topics to past projects and thought leadership, these articles showcase the breadth and depth of what ESI has to offer. Scroll down to see if your favorites are here, and catch up on anything you […]

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Labor Day Light Reads 2023

September 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Labor Day Light Reads 2023

As the summer draws to a close, many will be unwinding with trips to their favorite attractions, enjoying quality time with family and friends, and more. For our Present Value post this week, we have created a list of events and interesting reads to help make the most of the long weekend. But first, let’s […]

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Understanding the Historic and Future Impact of the Delaware Canal

July 14, 2023 / Comments Off on Understanding the Historic and Future Impact of the Delaware Canal

In a post pandemic world, lifestyle changes are evidently clear. One of the most notable is a renewed appreciation for our natural resources. This attention has helped to spark interest in assets like the Delaware Canal. The Canal is a national historic landmark, as well as a national trail, a state park, the first greenway […]

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Understanding the Economic Impact of Film-Induced Tourism

June 16, 2023 / Comments Off on Understanding the Economic Impact of Film-Induced Tourism

ESI has worked with local and state governments across the US on economic development strategies that draw new spending and people into their communities, thus increasing spending and dollars circulating in the economy.  One such opportunity for this is at the intersection of film production and tourism, or what we call film-induced tourism, with travelers […]

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10 for 10: Transportation and Infrastructure

February 3, 2023 / Comments Off on 10 for 10: Transportation and Infrastructure

This year, to celebrate our 10th anniversary, we’re going to highlight ten big projects from each practice area on a regular basis, and we’re starting strong with transportation and infrastructure. Community and events may connect people emotionally, but infrastructure connects us physically. It shapes how and when we travel, how long it takes, and how […]

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The Economic Impacts of Sports Events in Centre County

September 27, 2022 / Comments Off on The Economic Impacts of Sports Events in Centre County

Centre County, Pennsylvania is home to Happy Valley and the main campus of the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State). A key driver of tourism activity in the area are visitors attracted by the variety of sports events and activities that occur on the Penn State campus and at sites throughout the county over the course […]

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