Financial Modeling and Analyses

A New Technique for More Accurate Impact Assessment

May 27, 2016 / Comments Off on A New Technique for More Accurate Impact Assessment

States, municipalities, and school districts make land use decisions that influence their fiscal and economic conditions. Understanding the effects of those decisions on schools, traffic and municipal services can help to prevent school overcrowding, gridlock, gaps in services and fiscal distress. A fiscal impact analysis (FIA) is an important tool for assessing how new development will impact costs and revenues, helping leaders make better decisions […]

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The Business Association of West Parkside Financial Sustainability Analysis

July 28, 2014 / Comments Off on The Business Association of West Parkside Financial Sustainability Analysis

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) was retained by the Business Association of West Parkside (“BAWP”) to conduct a financial sustainability analysis to aid in the development of a long-term funding strategy. BAWP is a membership association that was created to promote the economic and environmental interests of the West Parkside neighborhood of Philadelphia. ESI engaged BAWP’s […]

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Current Condition and Future Viability of Casino Gaming in Pennsylvania

May 7, 2014 / Comments Off on Current Condition and Future Viability of Casino Gaming in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (PA-LBFC) engaged Econsult Solutions, Inc. to analyze the current condition of casino gaming in Pennsylvania, as well as the future gaming environment as a whole. Pennsylvania legalized casino gaming in 2004, and the first casinos opened in 2006.  Since then, tax revenue from the casinos has contributed $8.1 […]

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Understanding SEPTA’s Statewide Economic Value

April 10, 2013 / Comments Off on Understanding SEPTA’s Statewide Economic Value

In 2007, the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia (Economy League) and Econsult teamed to evaluate the consequences on Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Commonwealth of underfunding SEPTA. Funding solutions were identified and acted upon, but circumstances have changed and once again in 2013, despite achieving its highest ridership levels in 23 years, SEPTA is confronted with […]

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King of Prussia’s Competitive Strategy

June 28, 2012 / Comments Off on King of Prussia’s Competitive Strategy

Following an evaluation for Upper Merion Township’s King of Prussia Business Improvement District (BID) of local tax policies, Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) was retained by the King of Prussia Business Improvement District in 2012 to provide an analysis of the employment and comparative office markets. ESI compared the employment mix of Upper Merion to that […]

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ACHIEVEability: Local Economic Impacts

May 14, 2011 / Comments Off on ACHIEVEability: Local Economic Impacts

Our firm was retained by ACHIEVEability to estimate the impact the organization has on the City of Philadelphia Our firm was retained by ACHIEVEability to estimate the impact the organization has on the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in addition to individuals and families associated with the program. Based in West Philadelphia, […]

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