Economic Development

Top Ten Present Value Posts from 2022

December 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Top Ten Present Value Posts from 2022

As we draw near to the end of 2022, we recap at our highest viewed Present Value articles from this year. As part of this, ESI would like to give special thanks to all of our staff, interns, senior advisors, clients, and colleagues that contributed to Present Value in 2022. We look forward to providing […]

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Thanksgiving 2022 Light Read

November 24, 2022 / Comments Off on Thanksgiving 2022 Light Read

For this week’s Present Value post, we gave thanks! Please enjoy this list of interesting reads, fun activities, and ways to support charitable causes this holiday season. On behalf of the entire ESI team, we hope you have a happy Thanksgiving. The latest from Present Value SEPTA Key Advantage Update: Institutional Pass Program Expansion – […]

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An Interview with W. Wilson Goode, Jr.

November 11, 2022 / Comments Off on An Interview with W. Wilson Goode, Jr.

Last month, ESI President and Principal Lee Huang sat down with Senior Advisor and former Philadelphia City Councilperson W. Wilson Goode, Jr. to discuss the state of equity and inclusion in filling city contracts. As a member of city council, Goode, Jr. was instrumental in creating initiatives to boost participation from underrepresented groups in city […]

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The Development of Sycamore Homes

November 9, 2022 / Comments Off on The Development of Sycamore Homes

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) was commissioned to conduct a market study to see if there would be demand for the Sycamore Homes project, an affordable housing development in South Harrisburg with an estimated cost of $3 million. The proposed development will be a new construction build, consisting of 23 single-occupancy studios that will have support […]

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Catalyst for Change: The Future of Cities

November 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Catalyst for Change: The Future of Cities

As Econsult Solutions celebrates the one-year anniversary of ESI Center for the Future of Cities, we are thrilled to present a collection of our smart city-focused thought leadership and research. This portfolio connects the firm’s urban economics, policy, and strategy expertise and sits at the forefront of addressing the most challenging issues city leaders face […]

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Sam Sklar

October 19, 2022 / Comments Off on Sam Sklar

Sam Sklar is a director with Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI). Prior to joining ESI, Mr. Sklar worked as a field coordinator and election strategist with Brandon West running for City Council, for which he collaborated with organizational leadership to effectively allocate resources and conduct community outreach. Mr. Sklar also recruited, organized, and trained numerous volunteers […]

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