Kevin Gillen

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 forward at breakneck speed, while others have been stuck in neutral for several years. Until price appreciation and...
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, click here. To learn more about Dr. Kevin Gillen, please click here.
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-for-profit association with members located in the Philadelphia region, including southern New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. Details on the event are below and can also be found on the...
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 click here. To learn more about Dr. Kevin Gillen, please click here.
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 broken leg," Dr. Gillen said. "It was painful to do because it was such a severe dislocation of the property...
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, click here. To learn more about Dr. Kevin Gillen, please click here.
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 per square foot of residential property in the area since 2004. To read the article citing Dr. Gillen's report click here...
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  click here. To learn more about Dr. Kevin Gillen, please click here.
Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen uncovered $22 million of delinquent taxes owed to the city by SEPTA; however, a recent deal between the city and SEPTA wipes the slate clean on July 1.  Dr. Gillen's findings were highlighted on the front page of today's  The Philadelphia Inquirer.  To read Dr. Gillen's comments  click here. To learn more about Dr. Kevin Gillen, please...
The Philadelphia Inquirer featured a recap of the quarterly housing report released on Tuesday by Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen. The article highlighted key findings from Dr. Gillen's quarterly report and included quotes from Dr. Gillen. To read the article and Dr. Gillen's comments click here. To learn more about Dr. Kevin Gillen, please click here.
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