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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 »

Research & Reports



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 is now open and there are still opportunities for you to support this remarkable transformation now!

VIDEO: Dilworth Park - The "People's Park"»The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park is open all winter long!»Donate Now»


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 »


Take a look at the charming neighborhoods, diverse and affordable housing stock and great amenities that make for one of the highest-quality urban lifestyles in America, right here in Center City.Learn More »


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 »

Parents- kidsincentercity.com is your place for family-friendly events, school information and articles by parents like you! Check it out today.KidsInCenterCity.com »

Downtown Rebirth

The Downtown Rebirth report features an analysis of downtowns and employment centers in America’s 150 largest cities for jobs. To learn more, visit the report's website.

DefiningDowntown.org »

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 »