Geospatial Analyses (GIS)

Real Estate

April 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Real Estate

About Practical Knowledge for Complex Analyses Econsult Solutions’ real estate practice marries academic-level rigor with real world experience to provide government and private sector clients with a wide range of analyses, advice, planning, and presentation. The Latest Insights Property Value and Impact Studies Crucial to determining the underlying value of assets is a deep understanding […]

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neighborhoods

Neighborhoods Outside Center City Remain Steady for Development

March 15, 2019 / Comments Off on Neighborhoods Outside Center City Remain Steady for Development

Many news sources are showing that home construction started to slow down nationally at the end of 2018, with single-family permits dropping by 6.7 percent. With that in mind, we wanted to see how Philadelphia’s construction activity compared year-over-year, and also how it was fairing early on in 2019. Last year, we took some time […]

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The Role of Ridesharing in the Nightlife Economy

February 22, 2019 / Comments Off on The Role of Ridesharing in the Nightlife Economy

Cities are increasingly planning for nighttime activities just as thoughtfully and formally as they plan and manage the daytime economy. Downtowns are continuing to attract after hours visitors, making nightlife activity a significant generator of economic activity, jobs, and fiscal revenue. Better understanding a city’s nightlife is an important first step in developing policy that […]

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New York City’s Nightlife Economy

January 25, 2019 / Comments Off on New York City’s Nightlife Economy

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI), in partnership with North Highland and Urbane Development, completed the first ever economic impact study on the City of New York’s nightlife economy. NYC’s Nightlife Economy: Impact, Assets, and Opportunities was commissioned by The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and reports on: Direct impact of New York City’s nightlife economy and historic […]

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What Influences the Spread of Kitchen Incubators?

May 11, 2018 / Comments Off on What Influences the Spread of Kitchen Incubators?

In a prior Present Value post, we discussed the power of food as an economic driver, impacting several industries in the economy. The rise of food entrepreneurs meeting the consumer demand for local and unique products has resulted in increasing demand for kitchen space, and kitchen incubators are helping to meet this demand. As defined […]

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ESI Introduces New Way to Visualize the PHI

April 27, 2018 / Comments Off on ESI Introduces New Way to Visualize the PHI

For this month’s update on the ESI Philadelphia Housing Index (PHI) we introduce our new interface, which allows users to more closely interact with our index and analyses. Now when you select discrete geographies and hover over a time series, the tool will show the name of the geography that you’ve selected as well the month […]

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