Research & Reports

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


Ready for the Return of Customers

This new CCD/CPDC report examines the current state of the downtown restaurant and retail sectors. Using pedestrian, transit and parking occupancy counts and detailed visual surveys of almost 2,000 retail premises, conducted by CCD staff, the report provides a close-up look at business conditions, supplemented with information from the commercial office sector, employment trends, housing market data and ecommerce trends.

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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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