January 2018 Newsletter
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ESI Updates the Economic Impacts of the 
Mariner East Pipelines
A new report released by Econsult Solutions finds that the Mariner East pipeline project will generate more than $9 billion for the Pennsylvania economy during construction, support 9,500 construction jobs annually over a six-year period and sustain up to 530 permanent jobs when complete.

Pennsylvania Treasury 
Releases ESI Study 

The Pennsylvania Treasury released an ESI study on the impact of insufficient retirement savings on the Commonwealth. The study quantified the net impact of savings shortfall on the economic and fiscal health of the state in the form of increased state public assistance costs and reduced tax revenue, household spending, and jobs.

Click here to learn more.

The Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Sentiment Index

ESI is proud to announce a partnership with the Philadelphia Real Estate Council and the Philadelphia Business Journal to release the Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Sentiment Index. The index will be published quarterly.

To learn more, or participate in the index email Gina Lavery.

2017 RACP Awards Announced

ESI helped four clients secure a total of $9.4 million in RACP awards, a total of 5% of the total $187.75 awarded. 

Click here to learn more about ESI's RACP capabilities and upcoming rounds.

The State of 
North Broad

ESI conducted an in-depth analysis that reviews the changing economic and social landscape of the North Broad corridor.

Read the full report  here.

Philadelphia Makes
Top 20 List for HQ2

Philadelphia has made the list of top 20 finalists vying to become home to Amazon's second headquarters, HQ2.

ESI was pleased to contribute economic analysis to the efforts in Pennsylvania, working with the Team PA Foundation and the Philadelphia team. ESI also provided support and analysis for the Delaware County Commerce Center on its Chester City bid, as well as for Cooper's Ferry Development Corporation on the Camden bid.

Join the conversation on social media with #PhillyDelivers

ESI Attends Pennsylvania Farm Fair

ESI attended the 2018 Pennsylvania Farm Fair to unveil an analysis it performed on the agriculture industry's economic impact to the Commonwealth.

Read more  here.
Staff and Senior Advisors News
Summer internships are available! ESI is currently looking for summer 2018 Research Assistant interns. For more information, click here.
Stephen Mullin was a panelist of the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2018 Economic Conference and shared his thoughts on the economic outlook for the Greater Philadelphia region.
Stephen Mullin was also appointed to the Board of Directors of the North Broad Renaissance.
Richard VoithSidney Wong, and Jing Liu have returned from China where they met with officials at the University of Hong Kong. They gave a presentation on development and fiscal impact analysis and also met with former ESI intern, Hanbo Xu.
Peter Angelides continues his work on the Philadelphia Historic Preservation Task Force.
Lou Celi explains the " 7 Lessons Learned from Silicon Valley" that leading wealth asset managers have gained in a recent Present Value post.
Natalie Nixon's article about how foresight strategy can help create future successwas published on inc.com.
Bernard Markstein examines the health of the nation's construction industry as November construction unemployment rates reach lowest on record.
Joel Naroff  was quoted in TheNews International on the decline of unemployment rates.
Richard Bickel attended the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Blane F. Stoddart was recently named by the Philadelphia City Council to the Philadelphia Land Bank.
Sidney Wong gave a presentation at the University of Hong Kong on development and fiscal impact analysis.
Upcoming Events

Proud to Sponsor

12th Annual PHLDiversity Business Opportunity Luncheon,
Cooper's Ferry 2018 Annual Meeting, February 8.
34th Annual NABE Economic Policy Conference, February 25-27.
Reading Terminal 125th Anniversary, February 22.
News from the Lab

Vice President and Associate Principal Daniel Miles and ThoughtLab CEO Louis Celi  worked with  KPMG  to release the Autonomous Vehicle Readiness Index

This is the first study of its kind, examining where countries are today in terms of progress and capacity for adapting autonomous vehicle technology.
To learn more, click here , or contact Lou Celi .
Present Value

Moving Cities: Beijing

By Peiyong Yu

Adding Up the "Why" For Non-Profits

By Philip A. Peterson and Steve Wray

Retail Revolution - Or Evolution

By Catherine Timko

Industry News 

Client Spotlight
The US Senate has confirmed Jerome H. Powell as the 16th Chairman of the Federal Reserve.

University City Science Center CEO Stephen Tang steps down
Camden ends 2017 with its lowest homicide rate since 1987.
SEPTA begins the phase-out of token payments.
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