Research & Reports

Center City District and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation produce a wide range of reports, newsletters and publications to help keep you informed.

Research & Reports

Center City Developments 2021

Center City Philadelphia Developments 2021 is an in-depth report on current and upcoming major projects in Center City. The report includes a map and full-color photos or renderings and project descriptions of all 63 major developments in Center City Philadelphia, categorized by type. An interactive map features all of the developments found within the publication.

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Research & Reports

Monitoring Philadelphia’s Economic Recovery

As fall begins, Philadelphia has continued its slow, steady but uneven employment recovery. Jobs that can be performed remotely declined less during the pandemic and are rebounding faster. Those jobs that require face-to-face interaction with customers were affected most. So long as other workers remain remote, and so long as the Delta variant remains a challenge, making the unvaccinated and the rest of us vulnerable, recovery will be hampered.

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CCD/CPDC Annual Report

State of Center City 2021

State of Center City 2021: Restoring, Returning, Reanimating, is a comprehensive overview of marketplace conditions in Philadelphia at the end of 2020. It provides detailed profiles of the diverse employment sectors that comprise the downtown economy, highlighting strengths and challenges as we entered 2021. It includes information on housing and transportation trends and serves as a report on CCD operations and their impact in the last year.

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Research Reports & Publications

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Center City Philadelphia Developments: 2021 September 28, 2021 development PDF
Monitoring Philadelphia’s Economic Recovery September 23, 2021 economic recovery, employment, jobs, office PDF
Monitoring Philadelphia’s Economic Recovery September 23, 2021 economic recovery, employment, jobs, office PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - July 2021 August 11, 2021 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - June 2021 July 27, 2021 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - May 2021 July 26, 2021 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - April 2021 July 23, 2021 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Center City Digest, June 2021 June 9, 2021 state of center city PDF
A Small Down Payment On Growth June 2, 2021 tax reform PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - March 2021 April 2, 2021 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - February 2021 March 30, 2021 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Greater Center City Housing: 2021, Building on Resiliency March 29, 2021 housing PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - January 2021 March 24, 2021 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Ready for the Return of Customers: Center City Restaurants and Retail February 23, 2021 retail PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - December 2020 February 5, 2021 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - November 2020 December 18, 2020 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - October 2020 December 17, 2020 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Center City Digest, Winter 2020 December 9, 2020 digest, center city district PDF
The Restaurant and Retail Sector: Sources of Demand December 8, 2020 retail, restaurants PDF
Retail Update: December 2020 December 8, 2020 retail, restaurants, economic recovery PDF