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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Outdoor Seating 2019 October 1, 2019 outdoor seating, streetscape, retail PDF
Outdoor Seating 2018 September 6, 2018 outdoor seating, streetscape, retail PDF