2022 Business Confidence Index Report
Anchorage Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) contracted with McKinley Research Group (formerly McDowell Group), an Alaska research firm, to conduct the 14th annual AEDC Business Confidence Index (BCI) Survey.
The purpose of this survey is to assess business conditions in the Anchorage area and measure Anchorage business confidence entering 2022. The survey was fielded in late fall 2021. Online responses from 115 businesses and organizations in Anchorage, Chugiak, Eagle River, and Girdwood were analyzed and modeled to produce business confidence indices . Key findings are highlighted below.