ESI News

ESI is currently working with a number of clients on a wide variety of projects:

  • Novus Innovation Corridor Market Analysis – located at Arizona State University’s Tempe Campus, the 350 acre site is a focal point of the region’s progress toward becoming an international hub of innovation.
  • City of Tucson General Plan Update – As a sub consultant to The Planning Center, ESI is modeling several growth scenarios to help guide the update of the City’s General Land Use Plan.
  • Mesa Transit Oriented Development Market Analysis – The City of Mesa, in partnership with Valley Metro and the City of Tempe is in the initial stages of planning to extend streetcar operations into west Mesa. ESI will be conducting a market analysis on the study area and preparing station assessments to screen for high capacity transit readiness and development potential.
  • JW Parkway Specific Plan Market Analysis – In collaboration with Swaback Partners, ESI is conducting a market analysis to forecast retail, office and housing development within 430 acres in the City of Flagstaff.
  • City of Buckeye – on call retainer to prepare fiscal and economic impact analysis on a broad array of economic development projects, including Jackrabbit Crossing, Village Grove, Five Below, Funko and Verrado Marketplace.
  • City of Surprise – as a subconsultant to Michael Baker on the City’s General Plan Update, ESI is preparing a market analysis to aid in land use decisions.
  • City of Goodyear – prepared a Five-Year Economic Development Strategic Plan, which is awaiting City Council approval.

Upcoming events that you will find ESI

  • CALED Annual Conference, Los Angeles, June 2023
  • ULI Fall Meeting, Los Angeles, October-November 2023

Other News

Business Development Finance Corporation has become Arizona Capital Source (ACS), a private nonprofit SBA lender. ESI Principal Judie Scalise serves on the Board of Directors.