Kevin Gillen

An editorial in the Philadelphia Daily News and an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer both cited research by Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen on the value of Philadelphia's ten-year real estate tax abatement. You can read the Daily New editorial here. You can read the Philadelphia Inquirer article here. To learn more about Dr.  Kevin Gillen, please click here.
WHYY interviewed Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen about Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke's plan to sell now shuttered school buildings. You can read the transcript and listen to the interview here. To learn more about Dr.  Kevin Gillen, please click here.
Fortune Magaine editor Leigh Gallagher recently published a book, The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving, that details the dramatic changes in development in metropolitan areas since the crash of the housing market. The book cites studies by Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen on housing development in the Philadelphia market. Below is an excerpt: In the wake of the Great...
The Philadelphia Inquirer quoted Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen about the economic drivers behind rising housing prices in Philadelphia's Port Richmond neighborhoood in a recent article. You can read the full article here. To learn more about Dr.  Kevin Gillen, please click here.
The Philadelphia Inquirer quoted Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen about the barriers to home-ownership for low-income families in a recent article. You can read the full article here. To learn more about Dr.  Kevin Gillen, please click here.
WHYY interviewed Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen about how Philadelphia's appraoch to tax delinquent properties contributes to the problem of hazardous abandoned buildings. You can read the transcript or listen to the interview here. To learn more about Dr.  Kevin Gillen, please click here.
Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen recently wrote a report on the economic impact of Philadelphia's 10 year property tax abatement. You can read more about the report on the Penn Current website. "On Tuesday, June 18, Gillen will present his research at Penn’s hour-long Lightbulb Café lecture series at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. The talk, which begins at 6 p.m., will be...
Media outlets continue to turn to Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen as the regions foremost expert on Philadelphia's real estate market. Recently he was quoted in the Philadelphia Daily News on the impact of tax abatements on the pace of development. He was also interviewed in Region's Business about the pace of recovery in Philadelphia's real estate market.   To read the...
Philly.com asked Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen to share his views on the mayors Actual Value Initiative (AVI) for reassessing Philadelphia property taxes. The article describes Dr. Gillen as, "the numbers guy that every developer and Realtor listens to." To read the full article click here. To learn more about Kevin Gillen, please click here.
The Philadelphia Business Journal cited a report by Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen in an article titled, "Three new housing reports and what they say about the Phila. region's market". The article explicitly mentions the Fels Institute of Government, and the results of the housing reports authored by Dr. Gillen, noting the spread between average and median home prices in the...
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