Economic Development

ESI Turns 10!

January 13, 2023 / Comments Off on ESI Turns 10!

While the ‘Econsult’ name and business traces its roots back to the late seventies, Econsult Solutions, Inc., or ‘ESI’ as we commonly refer to ourselves, celebrates ten years in business this year. And as any small business owner knows, ten years is no easy feat. It’s a milestone worth celebration, but also reflection to take […]

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Eric L. Stern

December 12, 2022 / Comments Off on Eric L. Stern

Over a career of 41 years, Eric Stern has counseled real estate investors, owners and end-users in the acquisition, financing, recapitalization, leasing and disposition of office and industrial buildings, retail centers, hotels, development parcels, residential subdivisions, student housing projects, and other mixed-use properties. Eric represented the nation’s largest developer, owner, and manager of high-quality student […]

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2022 Year in Review

December 9, 2022 / Comments Off on 2022 Year in Review

2022 was a milestone year for ESI and we are thrilled to spotlight some of our work that was completed, as well as highlight our ongoing thought leadership efforts being built out of ESI Center for the Future of Cities. We look forward to continuing to provide the same level of excellence to our clients […]

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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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