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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.

Projects To Transform the Philly Region: Thinking Big in 2021

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was featured in the Feb. 16 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) ​story about big infrastructure projects that could transform the region.

This Developer Is Trying To Beat the Odds and Build a Wellness Community in One of Philly's Poorest Neighborhoods

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 18 BISNOW article about TPP Capital Management, a Black-owned, social impact development company, which will soon break ground on an ambitious project in the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood of North Philadelphia.

The Importance of a Fair Minimum Wage in Pennsylvania and the Eviction Epidemic

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was interviewed in a Nov. 4 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) segment about the importance of a fair minimum wage in Pennsylvania and the eviction epidemic.

After the Explosion, What's the Future of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery Site?

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was interviewed for an Oct. 21 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) "In-Depth" podcast about the future of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions site.

Death of the Downtown: How Cities Can Rebuild Using 'Tactical Urbanism'

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in an Oct. 20 Smart Cities Dive article about the importance of smart decisions, access to funding and open mindedness to avoid catastrophic scenarios in cities experiencing disaster.

At Strategic Site of Philly Refinery Explosion, Drexel Report Envisions Community-Informed Future

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in an Oct. 8 Philly Voice article about “Visioning the Future of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery Complex,” a report from the Lindy Institute and the Clean Air Council about the potential long-term future of the former 1,400-acre Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) oil refinery site on the Lower Schuylkill.