What is AEDC?
AEDC is a private non-profit corporation (IRS code 501(c)(6)), operating since 1987. It exists to encourage growth and diversity in the Anchorage economy, promote a favorable business climate and improve the standard of living of Anchorage residents. Funding sources for the corporation are private contributions, municipal and state grants and contracts.
To grow a prosperous, sustainable and diverse economy.
By 2025, Anchorage is the #1 city in America to live, work and play.
Integrity: Being transparent and ethical in all our dealings
Credibility: Demonstrating competency and expertise in everything that we do
Proactive: Creating opportunities through innovative actions
Collaboration: Leveraging our strengths with the strengths of others
Anchorage unemployment in August dropped to 4.5 percent, a 0.3 percent decrease from July’s revised rate, according to the latest employment report release by Anchorage Economic Development Corp. and sponsored by First National Bank Alaska. The rate remains below the national rate of 5.2 percent and the statewide rate of 5.5 percent.read more
On September 15, the AEDC Board of Directors held a special meeting and unanimously approved a policy letter regarding the pending decision by the Anchorage Assembly on proposed ordinances to adopt equal rights provisions in the municipal code for the LGBT community. This letter was shared with the Anchorage Assembly and Mayor Berkowitz and was read into the record last night during public testimony on the proposed ordinances.read more
AnchorageProspector is an economic development website tool that helps businesses identify where to open their business in the Anchorage area. The website tool can be accessed at www.AnchorageProspector.com »
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