Economic and Fiscal Impact Analyses

Return on Investment in Protected Open Space

June 15, 2023 / Comments Off on Return on Investment in Protected Open Space

Communities invest in a variety of protected open space, from reserving land for parks, greenways, and trails, to conservation of natural land and farmland preservation. Protected open space provides substantial economic, social, and environmental benefits to surrounding communities, but these impacts are often overlooked or undervalued in policy debates and budgeting decisions. However, the comprehensive, […]

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New Jersey Economic Development Authority Aspire Tax Credit Program

June 13, 2023 / Comments Off on New Jersey Economic Development Authority Aspire Tax Credit Program

Established within New Jersey’s Economic Recovery Act of 2020, and operated by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), the Aspire Program is a gap financing tax credit program that supports strategic commercial, mixed use, and residential real estate development projects. ESI provides analytical and advisory services assistance to clients who are interested in seeking […]

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10 for 10: Economic Development

June 2, 2023 / Comments Off on 10 for 10: Economic Development

As we continue our year-long celebration of ten years of service, we are proud to recap work performed under our economic development practice in the latest 10 for 10 review. Discover more about the wide array of work we do in this field below.     1. Economic Analysis of Detroit’s Food System  In 2014, […]

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Capital City 2030: Strategic Master Plan for Downtown Dover Partnership

June 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Capital City 2030: Strategic Master Plan for Downtown Dover Partnership

The Downtown Dover Partnership, working in concert with the City of Dover and multiple public and non-public agencies engaged a team including ESI to develop a strategic master plan for the downtown and surrounding neighborhood area. The central premise of a reignited downtown district calls for density and connection to become the engines that drive […]

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Economic Impact of The Discovery Labs and Innovation Sector Evaluation

May 10, 2023 / Comments Off on Economic Impact of The Discovery Labs and Innovation Sector Evaluation

The Discovery Labs is an enterprise-level life sciences and technology hub, developed by MLP Ventures to be the largest scale innovation campus of its kind in the Greater Philadelphia region. With the life sciences industry at the forefront and the cell and gene therapy sector a crucial part of this ecosystem in Southeastern Pennsylvania, MLP […]

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10 for 10: Universities and Hospitals

April 14, 2023 / Comments Off on 10 for 10: Universities and Hospitals

As part of ESI’s ten-year anniversary, we are looking back on some of our projects over the years. This month, we are highlighting 10 projects from our universities and hospitals practice, which encompasses public and private institutions, academics, innovation and technology hubs, and athletics. Economic Impact of the Wisconsin-Madison Athletics Department Colleges and universities are […]

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