The cover story of this Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer quoted featured a story on the second quarter up-tick of Philadelphia region home sales. Fels Senior Advisor Dr. Kevin Gillen noted that "the recovery, such as it is, remains a highly local phenomenon...Some segments are racing...

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Patriot News of PennLive quoted Fels Senior Consultant, Dr. Kevin Gillen, on property tax delinquency in Pennsylvania. Dr. Gillen noted that delinquent taxes are often an indicator of future abandonment. 

To read the article and Dr. Gillen's comments,...

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Fels Senior Advisor, Dr. Kevin Gillen,
will be headlining the lunch-time speaking event for the Philadelphia Area Municipal Analyst Society's (PhAMAS) upcoming meeting on September 26, 2014. PhAMAS is a not...

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

This Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer cited research conducted by Fels Senior Advisor Dr. Kevin Gillen on Philadelphia's home ownership numbers.

To read the article citing Dr. Gillen's research...

Monday, August 4, 2014

WHYY's Keystone Crossroads interviewed Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen about effects of Philadelphia’s property reassessment on real estate taxes. Dr. Gillen equated the update of the property assessments to the fixing a broken leg: "The analogy I like to use is it's like setting a...

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Where are you from? I am from Philadelphia, PA. I've lived here my entire life, and I plan on raising a family here. I love my city because of its history and also because of its wide selection of festivals and street fairs throughout the year. I think that Philly gives you...

Monday, July 14, 2014

In this Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer, Fels Senior Consultant and Economist, Dr. Kevin Gillen, commented on a report released by the Pew Charitable Trusts on the decline of home ownership in Philadelphia over the last decade.

To read the article and Dr. Gillen's comments,...

Monday, July 14, 2014

In this Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer, a story on the development of the Graduate Hospital area of South Philadelphia cited the housing data gathered and analyzed by Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen. Dr. Gillen's research highlighted the over 300% growth in the price...

Monday, July 7, 2014

Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen commented on the strength of high value home sales in Philadelphia in Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer. Dr. Gillen noted how single family home sales in the city were outshining sales in the suburbs.

To read Dr. Gillen's comments ...

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Current Fels student Charles McElwee published an article in The Standard-Speaker, giving a profile of the challenges faced by his hometown of Hazleton PA, as well as his hope for its...

Monday, June 30, 2014
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