Geospatial Analyses (GIS)

Mapping Banking Data

April 5, 2017 / Comments Off on Mapping Banking Data

Demonstrating the Banking Industry’s Affects on Communities ESI Senior Vice President Lee Huang’s op-ed, How Neighborhoods Could Lose if Trump Succeeds in Rolling Back Bank Reforms, published in Next City demonstrates how reduced access to data could be detrimental to communities across the nation. He makes the case for the transparency and accountability derived from Dodd-Frank as […]

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Step By Step: A Guide to How ESI Uses ESRI

March 24, 2017 / Comments Off on Step By Step: A Guide to How ESI Uses ESRI

The first edition of the Step-by-Step series demonstrated how ESI uses R for data manipulation and graphing. This step in the series will show you one for economic analyses and forecasts. ESRI Business Analyst is an extremely powerful tool that allows us to gather data on geographical areas such as demographics, lifestyle choices and consumer expenditures. To demonstrate the usefulness […]

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NBR’s Vision for Revitalizing North Broad

August 10, 2016 / Comments Off on NBR’s Vision for Revitalizing North Broad

The work performed by the North Broad Renaissance (NBR), a non-profit committed to revitalizing the area stretching from City Hall to Germantown Avenue by creating opportunities for businesses and residents, was recently highlighted in the Philadelphia Business Journal. The article mentions the three goals of NBR’s 5-year plan, called 2020 Vision: create a “health zone” around Temple […]

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Philadelphia Community Sustainability Initiative Report

August 14, 2014 / Comments Off on Philadelphia Community Sustainability Initiative Report

On July 30, 2014, ESI President, Stephen Mullin, The Reinvestment Fund President of Policy Solutions, Ira Goldstein and the City Council’s Housing and Community Development Executive Director, Herb Wetzel, participated in a press conference to announce an innovative, data-driven strategy to measure quality of life indicators in every Philadelphia neighborhood. This conference explained the targeted […]

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