Research & Reports

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

Annual Report

State of Center City 2020

State of Center City 2020 is a comprehensive overview of market conditions downtown at the end of 2019, before the impact of the current crisis. It provides detailed profiles of the diverse sectors that drove ten straight years of employment growth, highlighting strengths and challenges as we entered 2020.

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Retail

Reopening Restaurants and Retail: Customer Perspective

CCD distributed via email a survey to determine respondents’ purchasing patterns during the shutdown and the factors that will make them most likely to return to restaurants and shops as the reopening gains momentum.

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Research Reports & Publications

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Pedestrian Count Report - November 2018 December 21, 2018 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Bicycle Commuting 2018 December 7, 2018 transportation, bicycles PDF
Philadelphia Retail Report 2018 December 4, 2018 retail PDF
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