Universities and Hospitals

Rowan University’s Statewide Economic Impact

February 16, 2015 / Comments Off on Rowan University’s Statewide Economic Impact

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) was retained by Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J. to perform a study to determine the economic impact of the university to the state of New Jersey. The study, entitled “The Rise of Rowan University as a Regional and Statewide Economic Engine,” used established input-output economic models that considered Rowan’s $440 million […]

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Rehabilitating the Prentice Women’s Hospital Building

May 14, 2014 / Comments Off on Rehabilitating the Prentice Women’s Hospital Building

Northwestern University is proposing to demolish the Prentice Women’s Hospital Building, in the Streeterville neighborhood of the City of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, to build new research space at that site. The National Trust for Historic Preservation, however, counter-proposes the construction of the desired research space at an adjacent location that is controlled by […]

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The Economic Impact of Drexel University

May 14, 2014 / Comments Off on The Economic Impact of Drexel University

Located in the University City District of Philadelphia, Drexel University is a comprehensive private research university with nearly 25,000 students.  Drexel is comprised of 14 schools and colleges, including schools of law, medicine, engineering, and business. Offering over 100 academic programs and a unique co-operative education program, Drexel has emerged as a top-tier university. Econsult […]

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Survey of the Current and Potential Impact of Local Procurement by Philadelphia Anchor Institutions

May 13, 2014 / Comments Off on Survey of the Current and Potential Impact of Local Procurement by Philadelphia Anchor Institutions

The City of Philadelphia is home to numerous world-class universities and health systems. They are significant contributors to the local economy. They are often referred to as “anchor institutions,” in that their identity is inextricably linked to that of their geographic location. They are known for their commitment to and partnership with their immediate neighborhoods and the City […]

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The City of Philadelphia and Its Higher Eds: Shared Goals, Shared Missions, Shared Results

October 17, 2013 / Comments Off on The City of Philadelphia and Its Higher Eds: Shared Goals, Shared Missions, Shared Results

The City of Philadelphia is home to a diverse array of non-profit institutions that reach every neighborhood. Under the leadership of Mayor Nutter and City Council, the non-profit sector has forged a strong working partnership that allows non-profits to flourish while providing important benefits for Philadelphia’s citizens. This partnership – this “Philadelphia Model” – differs […]

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Drexel University’s Regional Impacts

June 28, 2012 / Comments Off on Drexel University’s Regional Impacts

ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY As an educational, research, and medical institution, Drexel University’s influence extends beyond its status as a top-tier university. Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) was commissioned by the private research institution to articulate and estimate the economic and fiscal impacts that Drexel has within the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. ESI’s […]

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