Downtown Philadelphia is buzzing with growth, activity and opportunity.

With over 2800 storefronts, a mix of national brands and unique local businesses, Center City is the ultimate urban shopping destination with distinct retail neighborhoods. 175 new retailers have opened in Center City since 2020 with at least 47 more coming soon.

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"There’s no other place we’d ever open a business." 

-Chef Marcie Turney & Valerie Safran, Owners of six restaurants and boutiques in Center City Philadelphia, which helped transform 13th Street into trendy Midtown Village

your partner for retail in Philadelphia.

Let us help you with the following:

  • Tours
  • Introductions
  • Demographic data
  • Pedestrian volumes
  • Available retail & restaurant locations
  • Assistance with zoning, permitting & licensing

For all of your retail needs, contact
Michelle Shannon

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

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