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

Monitoring Philadelphia's Economic Recovery

The latest report, Monitoring Philadelphia’s Economic Recovery, a quarterly report from CCD, CPDC provides an overview of current conditions based on key economic indicators, including employment, commercial office market trends, retail and tourism data, tax collections, transit ridership, air travel, parking volumes and pedestrian activity in Center City.

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Traded Sector Employment

Firing on All Cylinders

This new CCD/CPDC report, Firing on All Cylinders: Growing Jobs and Small Business by Expanding the Traded Sector, 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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Research Reports & Publications

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Pedestrian Count Report - May 2019 June 6, 2019 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - April 2019 May 13, 2019 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - March 2019 April 19, 2019 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - February 2019 March 13, 2019 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Building Out From The Core: Housing Report 2019 February 19, 2019 housing, residential PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - January 2019 February 13, 2019 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - December 2018 February 12, 2019 retail, pedestrian count PDF
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 No Attachment
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