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Whether you operate a small retail shop or direct a multinational corporation, Center City Philadelphia is a safe, clean and business-friendly setting for you to conduct commerce.

Through its on-street operations and beautification efforts, the Center City District (CCD) strives to ensure that you, your employees, customers and clients enjoy a great downtown work environment.

The Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) conducts research and planning initiatives aimed at supporting the downtown business environment.

Let us know if you are interested in starting, expanding or relocating a business in Center City. We are ready to help with information and referrals.


The Free Library of Philadelphia helps countless entrepreneurs and small business owners, offering information, research assistance, and networking opportunities, as well as programs, lectures and special events. Our resources are available at all of our neighborhood library locations throughout the city of Philadelphia and worldwide on the web. Anchored by the Business, Science and Industry Department at the Parkway Central Library, with its extensive collection of industry trade magazines, specialized directories, and subscription databases, the Free Library of Philadelphia is every entrepreneur’s most valuable asset. Whether you are running a successful company, thinking of growing your business, or just planning your first venture, start here.


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