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

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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Research & Reports

Center City Retail Update, July 2023

Center City retail and restaurants have almost fully rebounded from the events and challenges of 2020.

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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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Research Reports & Publications

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