urban planning

Steve Mullin Quoted on Philadelphia Casinos

February 24, 2014 / Comments Off on Steve Mullin Quoted on Philadelphia Casinos

ESI President Steve Mullin was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s first round of casino suitability hearings. The hearings included discussions as to where a new casino would be located. According to the Inquirer: “While Penn National emphasized the ease of access their proposal at South Seventh Street and […]

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Philadelphia Inquirer References Econsult Blight Study

December 4, 2013 / Comments Off on Philadelphia Inquirer References Econsult Blight Study

In the first of a two part editorial series on Philadelphia’s abandoned properties and the prospect of a land bank, the Philadelphia Inquirer referenced the Econsult study, Vacant Land Management in Philadelphia: the Costs of the Current System and the Benefits of Reform, done to assess the cost of blight. These structures tear down the morale […]

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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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Stokes Awarded Neighborhood Revitalization Grant

September 12, 2013 / Comments Off on Stokes Awarded Neighborhood Revitalization Grant

Dr. Robert Stokes, one of Econsult Solutions, Inc.’s Senior Advisors, was awarded a Neighborhood Revitalization Grant by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, in recognition to his work on community planning and space. Bureau of Justice Assistance Announces New Awardees of Neighborhood Revitalization Grant at Drexel  September 10, 2013 A team led by Dr. Robert Stokes, […]

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