Pedestrian Vitality

Building Back A More Diverse Downtown

Center City continued its steady process of recovery in June and during the first three weeks of July with pedestrian volumes reaching 92% of 2019 levels. The robust recovery of residents and visitors has led the way, while the number of workers in June approached 100,000, attaining 76% of June 2019 levels. Within the West Market Street office district, workers reached 57% of the 2019 level, a post-pandemic high.

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CCD/CPDC Annual Report

State of Center City 2023

Does Center City Philadelphia have what it needs to recover? This CCD/CPDC report highlights Philadelphia’s signs of recovery and examines the serious challenges that must be addressed.

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Traded Sector Employment

Firing on All Cylinders

This report compares Philadelphia to five other urban areas in United States. It documents how Philadelphia lags in firms that sell services nationally and globally, but suggests that if we replicate the success achieved by others, we will grow more family-sustaining jobs and a prosperous network of small, local businesses.

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