Research & Reports

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

Housing

Greater Center City Housing 2020

Greater Center City Housing 2020: Strong Fundamentals (Interrupted) describes market conditions prior to the current crisis. The report benchmarks trends at the end of 2019. Many things have changed. Greater Center City and all of Philadelphia will rebound because underlying fundamentals remain strong. When recovery comes, we will build on these strengths, but still must address our challenges.

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City Budget

Investing the Proceeds of Growth

CCD, CPDC report suggests that Philadelphia should increase its commitment to quality of life investments and resume its prior commitments to tax reduction, in order to retain and attract residents and businesses and spur widespread and inclusive private-sector job growth.

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Employment

Growing More Family Sustaining Jobs in Philadelphia

After decades of job loss, Philadelphia has enjoyed nine straight years of job growth that accelerated in 2014. Despite the recent upturn however, the city has rebounded more slowly than most peer cities.

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Research Reports & Publications

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Pedestrian Count Report - October 2018 November 7, 2018 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - September 2018 October 31, 2018 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - August 2018 October 30, 2018 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Outdoor Seating 2018 September 6, 2018 outdoor seating, streetscape, retail PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - July 2018 August 15, 2018 retail, pedestrian counts PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - June 2018 July 3, 2018 retail, pedestrian counts PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - May 2018 June 4, 2018 retail, pedestrian counts PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - April 2018 May 7, 2018 retail, pedestrian counts PDF
Center City Philadelphia Developments: 2018 April 23, 2018 development PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - March 2018 April 9, 2018 retail, pedestrian counts PDF
Housing Development In Perspective: 2018 March 8, 2018 housing, residential PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - February 2018 March 6, 2018 retail, pedestrian counts PDF
Keep Philadelphia Moving February 28, 2018 transportation, traffic, draft reports PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - January 2018 February 6, 2018 retail, pedestrian counts PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - December 2017 January 17, 2018 retail, pedestrian counts PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - November 2017 January 16, 2018 retail, pedestrian counts PDF
Philadelphia Retail December 6, 2017 retail PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - October 2017 November 28, 2017 retail, pedestrian counts PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - September 2017 October 24, 2017 retail, pedestrian counts PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - August 2017 September 25, 2017 retail, pedestrian counts PDF