Economic Development

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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Lucie Doran

October 18, 2022 / Comments Off on Lucie Doran

Lucie Doran is an analyst at Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI). Lucie worked as a Research Assistant at ESI prior to joining as a full-time analyst. She graduated from Drexel University with her B.S. in Mathematics and B.S. in Economics. She also graduated from the Honors Program at Drexel and received Magna Cum Laude honors. During […]

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SEPTA Key Advantage Update: Institutional Pass Program Expansion

October 14, 2022 / Comments Off on SEPTA Key Advantage Update: Institutional Pass Program Expansion

Earlier this month, SEPTA made a few big announcements about the new Key Advantage program. If you haven’t yet learned about the new initiative that’s part of a broader strategy for an inclusive post-pandemic plan for the region, Key Advantage is SEPTA’s new institutional pass program. It allows institutions to purchase passes for all their […]

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Renee Cardwell Hughes

October 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Renee Cardwell Hughes

Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes (Ret.) is a highly experienced senior executive, attorney, retired judge, Independent Board member, and Qualified Financial Expert. She has a demonstrated history of leading large organizations with complex management structures and marketplace challenges. Judge Cardwell Hughes is particularly skilled in Strategic Leadership, Nonprofit Organizations, Coaching, Government Relations, Fund Development, Conflict Resolution, […]

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