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Business

Big or small, office or retail, learn why Center City Philadelphia is the right location for your business! Learn More »

Why Center City?

Whether you direct a large professional services firm, operate a small retail shop, are looking to start a business, develop a project or live here, Philadelphia is a remarkably attractive and competitive place.Learn More »



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Employment
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Life

Center City Philadelphia offers the cosmopolitan amenities of the world's greatest cities in a compact and walkable downtown that's fun to visit and a great place to live! Learn More »

Dilworth Plaza

The new Dilworth Park will open this September, but there are still opportunities for you to support this remarkable transformation now!

VIDEO: Local leaders supporting the project »Donate Now»


Residential

It's summer, so it's time for Center City District Sips! Every Wednesday, 5-7pm, Center City bars and restrurants offer $5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-priced appetizers.Learn More »

Residential

September 7-12 & 14-19. $35 for a three-course dinner or $20 for a three-course lunch, plus discounted parking at participating garages. See who's participating!Learn More »


Residential

Now available- the 2014 edition of our
State of Center City
report, measuring the progress of Philadelphia's downtown and offering recommendations for its future. Download or read »

Residential

Visit the new online source for information and events from Sister Cities Park, John F. Collins Park, Cret Park and the soon-to-be-completed Dilworth Park.CCDParks.org »


Event

The Philadelphia Designer's Market is now accepting designer applications for the 2014 fall season of Style POP, a weekly fashion pop-up market to be held at the new Dilworth Park at City Hall. To register, visit INVENTIVSYSTEMS.COM/STYLEPOP »

Philadelphia Retail

Retail opportunities abound in Center City Philadelphia. Come visit our retail website to learn about financial incentives, search for available retail space and see all that Philadelphia has to offer.PhiladelphiaRetail.com »

About Us

Center City District and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation are business-led organizations that work together to enhance the competitiveness and attractiveness of Philadelphia's downtown. Learn More »

What We Do

Our mission is to keep Center City Philadelphia clean, safe and attractive, an easy place to get around and a great place to do business, visit or live.Learn More »


CCD News

July 23 | Abe Fisher, Bank & Bourbon, and Chops Join the Ranks for Center City District Restaurant Week this September

July 22 | Center City News Update

July 17 | PECO’s Romulo L. Diaz Jr. Named to Center City District Board

July 11 | FYI Philly visits Sister Cities Park

July 8 | Center City News Update

June 18 | Sister Cities Park Honored With Inaugural Rouse Award

June 10 | New Center City Demographics:
The Upside for Retail Leasing & Development [PDF 9.3 MB]
, CPDC Meeting

June 10 | Century 21 store owner pledges to 'alter the retail landscape' in Center City, The Inquirer

June 10 | Shoppers' mecca Century 21 to arrive in Philly "with a bang", City Paper

June 10 | Brickstone: Mercantile Library to Become Coworking Space, PhillyMag.com

May 21 | Summer Events: Something Fun for Everyone at Sister Cities Park

May 16 | Pairings on the Parkway Returns for Another Season at Sister Cities Park

May 13 | Center City District Announces New Partner for Sips- Golia Vodka

April 30 | Paul Levy: 21st Century Center City, Inquirer

April 29 | Eight Takeaways for Philly Urbanists in the State of Center City Report, This Old City

April 25 | Millennials driving new types of space [PDF 3.1 MB], Philadelphia Business Journal

April 24 | The State of Center City 2014: Fine, save for that jobs part, PhillyLiving.com

April 8 | Interview with Paul Levy at Philadelphia magazine

March 20 | Center City housing boom has legs, CCD report says, Philadelphia Real Estate Blog

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