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Philadelphia’s Housing Market Remains Highly Competitive

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in an Oct. 11 Axios story about the housing market in Philadelphia remaining competitive.

New Urban Tech Coalition Weighs in on Us Infrastructure Plan

Bruce Katz, JD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab, was quoted in a July 29 Cities Today article about the U.S. Infrastructure Plan.

‘Hot Mess of Cars’ to ‘Holistic’: Designers Offer a Kinder Ben Franklin Parkway

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a July 16 WHYY story about redesign efforts to make the Benjamin Franklin Parkway more inclusive, walkable and accessible.

Philly Selects Finalists To Plan Pedestrian-Friendly Revamp of Ben Franklin Parkway

The Lindy Center for Urban Innovation was mentioned in a June 2 WHYY story as an underwriter of the search for a design firm to develop a plan for a pedestrian-friendly overhaul of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Amazon HQ2 Pitch Can Be the Playbook for Philadelphia’s Post-COVID-19 Renaissance | Opinion

Alan Greenberger, vice president for Real Estate and Facilities, and Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, co-authored an opinion piece that was published May 26 in The Philadelphia Inquirer about how the Amazon HQ2 pitch can be the playbook for Philadelphia’s post-COVID-19 renaissance. 

New Reach Study: Central Coast Businesses Were Hit Hard, but $1.5B in PPP Loans Softened Blow

Bruce Katz, JD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab, was quoted in a May 21 Pacific Coast Business Times article about CA’s central coast businesses, PPA Loans and the need for private and philanthropic capital to work alongside government and public sectors.

Trying To Buy a House In the Philly Region’s Hot Market? Prepare For Battle.

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in an April 7 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the limited supply of homes for sale in Philadelphia generating a seller’s market. Gillen produces reports on the current state of the region's housing market.

The Virus and the City: A Tool for Equitable Recovery

Bruce Katz, JD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab, co-authored a March 30 Philadelphia Citizen article regarding a roadmap to help cities grow minority- and women-owned businesses, and how this can apply to Philadelphia. 

Philly-Area Home Buyers Will Likely Have More Choices This Spring, but Competition Will Stay Fierce

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a March 13 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the limited supply of homes for sale in Philadelphia and how it continues to hold back the market. Gillen produces reports on the current state of the region's housing market.

Leaving Money on the Table

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was mentioned in a March 8 Philadelphia Citizen story about the city’s housing market and the Lindy Institute of Urban Innovation’s latest housing market report.

Philadelphia’s Union Thuggery

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in March 8 Wall Street Journal editorial about Philadelphia’s unions. In 2009, Gillen analyzed city and federal data and found a unionization rate of 75% for private construction jobs in Philadelphia County, compared to 14% nationally.

Philly Housing Market Is ‘White Hot': Is Another Real Estate Bubble Looming?

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Feb. 26 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) ​story about Philadelphia’s housing market moving from red hot to white hot, according to the Lindy Institute of Urban Innovation’s latest housing market report.