Real Estate

How Density Helps Improve Productivity Benefits

July 12, 2024 / Comments Off on How Density Helps Improve Productivity Benefits

In May, ESI published a research paper called Doom Loop or Boom Loop: Work From Home and Challenges Facing America’s Big Cities, commissioned by The Volcker Alliance. The team conducted a comprehensive study on the trajectory for cities in the era of remote work and unveiled the potential for greater productivity and economic growth facilitated […]

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The Great Seneca Plan: Connecting Life and Science

July 9, 2024 / Comments Off on The Great Seneca Plan: Connecting Life and Science

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission’s Montgomery County Planning Department (Montgomery Planning) is in the process of creating the Great Seneca Plan: Connecting Life and Science, which is an update to its 2010 Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan. Both plans seek to encourage mixed-use, life-sciences-focused development in the Life Science Center (LSC), the section […]

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Eleanor Sharpe

June 27, 2024 / Comments Off on Eleanor Sharpe

With a distinguished career spanning over a decade with the City of Philadelphia, Sharpe’s most recent position was Interim Deputy Mayor/Director of the Department of Planning and Development. In this role, she led collaborative efforts with diverse stakeholders, including elected officials, developers, and communities to enhance, plan, preserve, and develop vibrant neighborhoods across the city. […]

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Light Reads: Memorial Day 2024

May 24, 2024 / Comments Off on Light Reads: Memorial Day 2024

Our team at ESI has compiled a great set of events, activities, and articles for you to enjoy all Memorial Day Weekend for this week’s Present Value post. Additionally, we wish to honor all the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while defending our nation and our freedom.   Upcoming Events Around […]

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Making Pedestrian-Only Streets a Reality in Philadelphia

May 10, 2024 / Comments Off on Making Pedestrian-Only Streets a Reality in Philadelphia

Philly needs permanent pedestrian-only streets. Not just one, but a network of protected corridors in all our neighborhoods, brimming with activity and engagement that’s family friendly and people-centric. And I have no doubt in my mind that with the right mix of public and private support, it would be fantastic. Let’s be honest, this is […]

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Expensive Eggs and Rising Gas Prices: How Does Inflation Help Me Pay My Mortgage?

April 12, 2024 / Comments Off on Expensive Eggs and Rising Gas Prices: How Does Inflation Help Me Pay My Mortgage?

Inflation – a general rise in the price of all the things we buy – is a constant topic in the news, and no wonder: when the price of food, fuel, housing, and other things we purchase goes up, it gets harder to buy the things we want and need. And if you have debt […]

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