Below is an article authored by Dianne Crocker, principal analyst, LightBox, that appeared in the Summer 2021 edition of the EBA Journal. The article summarizes the latest state of the market’s recovery from the COVID-19 health crisis, with mid-year statistics from the LightBox ScoreKeeper model on high-growth metros, a Phase I ESA market snapshot, and a look to what we can expect in the second half of 2021.