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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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Looking at a Less Frequently Explored Philadelphia Neighborhood: The Far Northeast

February 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Looking at a Less Frequently Explored Philadelphia Neighborhood: The Far Northeast

As far as Philadelphia neighborhoods go, the Far Northeast often goes unmentioned when talking about economic development or real estate activity. But as an urban planner (and someone who spent their formative years living there), I thought it would be worth focusing an edition of our Philadelphia Housing Index (PHI) Present Value blog on some […]

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The Case for an Arts Cluster

October 4, 2019 / Comments Off on The Case for an Arts Cluster

Perhaps the most prominent historical example of arts as a local economic cluster is Renaissance Florence. The arts in Florence during the Renaissance period served as a hub for painting, sculpture, and architecture. While supported by demand in the local area through endowments and patronage, arts production was a prominent commercial activity. Final demand for […]

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A Snapshot of University City and Future Expectations

August 2, 2019 / Comments Off on A Snapshot of University City and Future Expectations

Recently, there has been a large amount of construction activity in and around Philadelphia. In the University City neighborhood in particular, huge real estate investments are being made. ESI has been carefully monitoring all real estate activity in the Greater Philadelphia area, and has used that data to create a visualization on Tableau. You can […]

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Complete PREC Q3 Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Sentiment Survey

April 19, 2019 / Comments Off on Complete PREC Q3 Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Sentiment Survey

Please take the time to fill out Philadelphia Real Estate Council’s Q3 Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Sentiment Survey. The survey is open until October 1. This quarterly survey asks respondents to think about how the market has performed in the current quarter and their expectations for the next quarter’s performance. In addition to general market indicators, […]

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The State of Old City 2018 – 2019

October 18, 2018 / Comments Off on The State of Old City 2018 – 2019

In 2018, Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) and JVM Studio were retained by the Old City District to produce a comprehensive report of the current state, and the future development of the historic district. Old City District’s mission is to improve the City of Philadelphia’s historic district as a place for people to meet, work, shop […]

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