Research & Reports

Center City District and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation produce a wide range of reports, newsletters and publications to help keep you informed.

Research & Reports

Monitoring Philadelphia's Economic Recovery

The latest report, Monitoring Philadelphia’s Economic Recovery, a quarterly report from CCD, CPDC provides an overview of current conditions based on key economic indicators, including employment, commercial office market trends, retail and tourism data, tax collections, transit ridership, air travel, parking volumes and pedestrian activity in Center City.

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Traded Sector Employment

Firing on All Cylinders

This new CCD/CPDC report, Firing on All Cylinders: Growing Jobs and Small Business by Expanding the Traded Sector, compares Philadelphia to five other urban areas in United States. It documents how Philadelphia lags in firms that sell services nationally and globally, but suggests that if we replicate the success achieved by others, we will grow more family-sustaining jobs and a prosperous network of small, local businesses.

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Research Reports & Publications

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Pedestrian Count Report - August 2022 September 20, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Monitoring Philadelphia's Economic Recovery September 12, 2022 economic recovery PDF
Center City Digest, Fall 2022 September 6, 2022 digest, center city district PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - July 2022 August 17, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Firing on All Cylinders July 31, 2022 employment, jobs PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - June 2022 July 19, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - May 2022 June 30, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Center City Retail Update - June 2022 June 29, 2022 retail PDF
2023–2027 Plan and Budget for the Center City District June 23, 2022 center city district, plan and budget PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - April 2022 May 11, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Center City Digest, Spring 2022 April 13, 2022 digest, center city district PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - March 2022 April 11, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - February 2022 March 11, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - January 2022 March 10, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
The Center Holds: Residential Resiliency 2022 February 22, 2022 housing PDF
Remote or In-Office Work? January 2022 Survey Results February 1, 2022 employment, jobs, office PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - December 2021 January 17, 2022 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Pedestrian Count Report - November 2021 December 20, 2021 retail, pedestrian count PDF
Center City Philadelphia Retail 2021 November 23, 2021 retail No Attachment
Pedestrian Count Report - October 2021 November 16, 2021 retail, pedestrian count PDF