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ESI e-Newsletter
January 2016


News & Events
HIGHLIGHTS IN
DECEMBER/ JANUARY
ESI President and Principal Dick Voith will serve as the 2016 Chair of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the CRE.
The Economy League, SEPTA, and ESI sponsored "Connecting with the King", a world class infrastructure forum that discussed the potential economic impacts of the King of Prussia rail proposal.
ESI sponsored DVRPC 50th Anniversary event to celebrate their five decades of planning in the Greater Philadelphia region.
Dick Voith and Peter Angelides attended the TRB conference in Washington, D.C. from January 10th to 14th, 2016. 
Ethan Conner-Ross presented at Visit Philadelphia's New Year's Breakfast on January 13th. 
Stephen Mullin spoke at the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2016 Economic Conference on January 14th about what's in store for the Philadelphia economy in 2016.  
UPCOMING EVENTS
ESI President and Principal Stephen Mullin will speak at the following events: ESI is a principal sponsor of Cooper's Ferry Partnership Annual Meeting on February 24th. 
Senior Advisors

ESI welcomes Nancy Mifflin as a new senior advisor! Ms. Mifflin  is an independent consultant to energy and utility companies, and to suppliers who endeavor to provide services and products to this sector.

Joel Naroff  says strong hiring isn't translating into robust growth on Newsmax

Joel Naroff spoke at SOCC's Innovate and Caffeinate Kick-off meeting on January 13th.  

Brett Mandel posted a blog on Michael Nutter's tenure as Mayor, focusing on successes and setbacks. 
Our Most Successful Stories of 2015
2015 Year in Review
As a new year begins, we reflect on some of the highlights of the past year and look forward to what's in store for us in 2016. 

ESI released an economic impact study that finds the Sunoco Logistics Mariner East projects are expected to add up to $4.2 billion to Pennsylvania's economy, supporting more than 30,000 jobs during the construction period and approximately 300-400 permanent jobs.

In May 2015, ESI and Senior Advisor Joel Naroff were appointed as NJBIA's Economic Advisors and have since issued monthly economic updates and quarterly reviews on key economic issues that help NJBIA formulate policy and enhance the state's economy.

ESI's published a report for the Parkway Council revealing that Parkway Council member institutions generate over $620 million in economic impact annually in the Philadelphia region. 

ESI released an  economic impact study  showing the impact Rowan University has on its host communities. 
In Glassboro, Camden and Stratford, Rowan is stimulating vast private investment, creating jobs, boosting real estate markets and offering a wide range of services to the public including medical care, education and arts & entertainment.

Philadelphia was named as the first world heritage city in the U.S. ESI was commissioned by Global Philadelphia to determine the economic Impact of Philadelphia becoming a World Heritage City. 


ESI quantified the impacts of SEPTA's proposed extension of the Norristown High Speed Line to King of Prussia. The analysis revealed that the extension would result in the addition of 17,000-29,000 new employees in King of Prussia over 20 years. 
We Got a Makeover on Linkedin! 
We're excited about our refreshed company page! Come take a look and follow us to receive the latest updates, engage in industry discussions and share ideas. 

Client Spotlight
Check out the 2015 highlights and new publications of some of ESI's clients:
  • Pew Charitable Trusts takes a look back at the past year's highlights on a number of policy proposals that helped advance the U.S. clean energy economy. 
  • Pennrose breaks ground on Wynne Senior Residences in Overbrook and celebrates the start of its construction.
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