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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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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Research Reports & Publications

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