Doing Business in Center City

Your business belongs in the heart of Philadelphia, the fifth largest metropolitan region in the country, a destination of choice for companies seeking a thriving urban setting.

Research & Reports

State of Center City

This yearly report is designed to measure the progress of Philadelphia's downtown, to document continuing challenges, and inform those who seek to develop, locate, lease or invest in Center City.

Read More
Research & Reports

Developments Report

The 2017 Developments Report includes a map, full-color photos or renderings and project descriptions for all 81 big developments in Center City Philadelphia, categorized by type.

Read More
Research & Reports

Philadelphia Retail Report

This annual report looks at Center City retail market trends, including an analysis of retail demand, annual retail survey results, pedestrian counts and a map of new major retailers.

Read More
Join CPDC

Business Leaders Making a Difference

Get involved! Learn how Central Philadelphia Development Corporation's member businesses impact the economic vitality of Center City Philadelphia.

Learn More