Real Estate

Annual Philadelphia Fair Lending Study – 2010

July 11, 2012 / Comments Off on Annual Philadelphia Fair Lending Study – 2010

Since 2006, Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) has been retained by the City of Philadelphia to conduct an annual Fair Lending Analysis of the city’s authorized depositories. The study is designed to analyze whether the city’s depositories provide financial products and services in a fair and unbiased manner to the citizens of Philadelphia, in accordance with […]

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Capital Funding Cuts to Public Housing

June 21, 2012 / Comments Off on Capital Funding Cuts to Public Housing

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (“ESI”) was retained in 2012 by The Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC) of the Housing Authority Insurance Group to help estimate the distribution and scale of the negative impacts associated with cuts in capital funding to public housing authorities (PHAs) in the United States. This joint effort aimed to inform […]

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Estimating The Negative Impacts Of Capital Funding Cuts To Public Housing

February 26, 2012 / Comments Off on Estimating The Negative Impacts Of Capital Funding Cuts To Public Housing

Econsult Corporation was retained by The Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation of the Housing Authority Insurance Group (PAHRC) to help estimate the distribution and scale of negative impacts of cuts in capital funding to public housing authorities (PHAs) in the United States. The aim of this joint effort was to inform national policy discussions about whether and how much the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) should cut federal funding to PHAs for capital expenditures. This study was national in scope, although localized effects are being explored and local examples have been detailed.

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The Economic Benefits Of Historic Preservation Activities In Pennsylvania

February 24, 2012 / Comments Off on The Economic Benefits Of Historic Preservation Activities In Pennsylvania

Our team was retained by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) and Preservation Pennsylvania to show the economic benefits of investment in historic preservation in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We found that historic preservation efforts have significant positive economic impacts, including an increase in property values, downtown revitalization, tourism activity, job creation, and tax […]

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Estimating the Potential Market for Energy-efficient Retrofits for Commercial Property

November 10, 2011 / Comments Off on Estimating the Potential Market for Energy-efficient Retrofits for Commercial Property

Econsult Corporation was contracted by the Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster (GPIC) to estimate the potential market for energy-efficient retrofits to commercial and industrial properties in the Philadelphia area. GPIC is a consortium that received a $129 million from the Federal Government to develop innovative energy efficient building technologies, designs and systems. As part of this […]

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Annual Philadelphia Disparity Study – 2010

October 24, 2011 / Comments Off on Annual Philadelphia Disparity Study – 2010

From 2006 to date, Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) has been retained by the City of Philadelphia to conduct an annual disparity study (Milligan and Company partnered with ESI beginning with the FY 2008 study).  The study is designed to analyze the city of Philadelphia’s utilization of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) and Disabled Business […]

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