Research & Reports

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

Pedestrian Counts

Pedestrian Vitality: Momentum Continues to Build

Pedestrian activity in the core of Center City continued to increase during the last quarter of 2022 and into the first two weeks of January 2023, as the volume of residents, workers and visitors of all types downtown continued to grow.

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Economic Recovery

Philadelphia's Economic Recovery Continues

Recovery is progressing by nearly all measures: employment, hotel occupancy, retail and restaurant sales, transit ridership, pedestrian volumes and city tax collections are all up. Job recovery is slow but steady and most significantly, Philadelphia’s unemployment rate fell in October, to the lowest point since 1990.

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Developments

Downtown Real Estate Developments

Center City Philadelphia Developments 2022 is an in-depth report on current and upcoming major real estate projects in Center City. The report includes a map and full-color photos or renderings and project descriptions for all 65 major developments in Center City Philadelphia, categorized by type. As well as an interactive map featuring all of the developments found within the publication.

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Research Reports & Publications

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Pedestrian Vitality: Momentum Continues to Build January 26, 2023 pedestrian counts PDF
Philadelphia's Economic Recovery Continues December 13, 2022 economic recovery PDF
Center City Digest, Winter 2022 December 1, 2022 digest, center city digest PDF
Center City Philadelphia Retail, November 2022 November 23, 2022 retail PDF
Center City Pedestrian Vitality, November 2022 November 18, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Center City Pedestrian Counts, October 2022 October 7, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - September 2022 October 6, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - August 2022 September 20, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Center City Digest, Fall 2022 September 6, 2022 digest, center city district PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - July 2022 August 17, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Firing on All Cylinders July 31, 2022 employment, jobs PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - June 2022 July 19, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - May 2022 June 30, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Center City Retail Update - June 2022 June 29, 2022 retail PDF
2023–2027 Plan and Budget for the Center City District June 23, 2022 center city district, plan and budget PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - April 2022 May 11, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Center City Digest, Spring 2022 April 13, 2022 digest, center city district PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - March 2022 April 11, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - February 2022 March 11, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - January 2022 March 10, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF