Research & Reports

Pedestrian Vitality: Momentum Continues to Build

Pedestrian activity in the core of Center City continued to increase during the last quarter of 2022 and into the first two weeks of January 2023, as the volume of residents, workers and visitors of all types downtown continued to grow.

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Research & Reports

Philadelphia's Economic Recovery Continues

Recovery is progressing by nearly all measures: employment, hotel occupancy, retail and restaurant sales, transit ridership, pedestrian volumes and city tax collections are all up. Job recovery is slow but steady and most significantly, Philadelphia’s unemployment rate fell in October, to the lowest point since 1990.

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Pressroom

CCD Expands Public Safety, Outreach & Crime Prevention Programs

CCD is supporting Center City’s recovery through deployment of additional sidewalk ambassadors, bike patrols and homeless outreach teams in partnership with public and private security.

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report

Center City Philadelphia Retail, November 2022

Sustained by a diversified retail customer base that includes the third largest downtown population in the U.S., workers, tourists, and regional visitors, Center City Philadelphia is on pace for the second consecutive year of positive net openings, according to the new Center City District/Central Philadelphia Development Corporation Center City Retail, November 2022.

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Doing Business

Philly Works

When it comes to being a great place to do business and attract talent, Philly works. With a downtown that doesn't stop when the workday ends, Philadelphia offers satisfaction in and out of the office.

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Video

CCD Video: Keeping Downtown Clean, Safe and Attractive

The mission of the CCD is to provide a clean, safe, well-managed downtown so Philadelphia can successfully compete as an attractive location for business, education and health care institutions, life sciences and for tourism, arts and entertainment, dining and shopping and as the fastest growing residential area in the city.

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Dilworth Park

Winter at Dilworth Park

All of Dilworth Park’s popular winter attractions are back. The Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink offers skating seven days per week, the Greenfield Lawn hosts the Wintergarden and the Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin rounds out the park’s winter transformation.

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