AEDC Business & Economic Development Department

AEDC’s Business and Economic Development Department creates and implements strategies to grow and diversify Anchorage’s economy. These programs serve businesses at every stage in their company’s investment. We also provide a variety of resources to support current and potential businesses as they consider expansion or relocation to Anchorage and Southcentral Alaska.

Interested in how AEDC can assist with your Alaska business investments?

AEDC provides Alaska business assistance through our Business & Economic Development Department.

Anchorage Prospector is a web application providing comprehensive information to help new, expanding and relocating businesses find optimal locations for success in Alaska. Using Geographic Information System Software, our website tools provide access to in-depth information, including powerful real estate search, demographic analysis, industry reports and dynamic mapping tools.

Where to Startup

Alaska business tips for the entrepreneur, innovator and dreamer

The Where to Startup video series answers what you need to know to start an Alaska business whether you’re located in the big city or in a rural village. Are you curious about how you should build your website, conduct market research or how to legally structure your business? We have a video for each of those topics!

Other services

Business Resources

Financing options. location & more!

Relocating to Anchorge: Individual

Resources for moving to Anchorage

Relocating to Anchorage: Business

Logistics, advantages, location & more!

AEDC Reports

AEDC provides a wide range of reports each year to assist the business community, such as the 3-year Economic Outlook Forecast, Business Confidence Index, Annual Economic Forecast Reports, Monthly Employment Reports, and Quarterly Consumer Optimism Index Reports.

AEDC provides Alaska Business assistance through our Business & Economic Development Department.