Retail

Retail in the 21st Century: Patterns and Trends to Watch

February 9, 2024 / Comments Off on Retail in the 21st Century: Patterns and Trends to Watch

By Catherine Timko, Senior Advisor   Ecommerce is not separate from retail…It’s all retail “Shop ‘til You Drop” having heard this phrase repeatedly leading up to the holidays, I decided to do a little digging to understand where it originated. The phrase, found in print as early as the 1920s, started as an advertising slogan. […]

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Retail Strategy for Ohio City in Cleveland, OH

August 18, 2023 / Comments Off on Retail Strategy for Ohio City in Cleveland, OH

Project Background Ohio City, located on the west side of the Cuyahoga River across from Cleveland’s downtown, is a thriving neighborhood. The building stock, affordable rent, and opportunity to be part of an emerging market contribute to its appeal. Its location and proximity to transit have led it to become one of the top residential […]

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King of Prussia Business District Comparative Location Analysis

November 28, 2022 / Comments Off on King of Prussia Business District Comparative Location Analysis

Jurisdictions have long competed to be destinations of choice for employers and employees, based on tax mix, amenities, transportation infrastructure, and other location characteristics. At present, this competitive landscape seems particularly fluid and intense. Most notably, COVID has hollowed out commercial office cores, scrambled real estate markets, and increased people’s preferences for outdoor amenities and […]

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Eating outdoors

ESI Eats: Putting Values into Motion

May 13, 2022 / Comments Off on ESI Eats: Putting Values into Motion

Looking out of the window from the 4th floor of the history-laden Drexel Building, peering down at the action below never gets old. Everything from the commute to the hustle and bustle of Center City is exciting. There’s not a single place we would rather be than close to City Hall, which some consider the […]

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Retail: Is There a New Normal?

July 31, 2020 / Comments Off on Retail: Is There a New Normal?

What will the post-pandemic landscape look like for brands and retailers in North America? Anyone who tells you they know what retail will look like over the next three years is lying.” This is a quote from one of my favorite retail real estate execs during the Great Recession and it’s still applicable. COVID-19 has […]

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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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