• See how different people Live. Work. Play. in Anchorage on our community Instagram account, iloveanchorage!


  • 3-Year Outlook for Anchorage: Click to watch video, view the report and Prezi.


  • Recap of the 2nd annual Pitch-On-A-Train Competition with video.


  • View recent AEDC publications by CLICKING HERE.


  • Unemployment was 5.3 percent in August for Anchorage. Click to view full report.


  • One in ten jobs in Anchorage is directly or indirectly related to the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.


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AEDC Releases 3 Year Outlook


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The 25th Anniversary of AEDC was celebrated on July 25th, 2012 with over 1300 business professionals for the 2012 AEDC Annual Outlook Luncheon at the Dena'ina Center with keynote speaker Professor Robert Reich.

AEDC released the 2012 Three-Year Outlook Report along with the first ever Anchorage Consumer Confidence Report (ANCi).  Anchorage gained 3,300 jobs in 2011, up 2.2% from 2010.  Employment is at 1,517 jobs above the same period in 2011 for the first six months of 2012.  AEDC forecasts employment growth of around 1% for 2012 with an increase of 1.2% annually for the next three years. The report is sponsored by ENSTAR and can be downloaded here.

The first ever Anchorage Consumer Confidence Index (ANCi) was also released at the event. The ANCi measures Anchorage households' confidence in the health of the local economy, their personal financial situation, and their expectations for the future. The index showed positive for Quarter 2 reaching 58.4, an increase of 0.03% from Quarter 1. The ANCi is compiled by Northern Economics and sponsored by KeyBank, the report can be downloaded here.

The AEDC Annual Outlook presentation can be found here. 

The video presentation can be found here including the full presentation and video on MediaSite.

Pictures from the event can be found on the AEDC Facebook page here.


Upcoming Events

Live. Work. Play. First Friday:

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
5 - 7 p.m.
Egan Center

AEDC Annual Board Meeting

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
8:30 a.m.
Hotel Captain Cook

Peterson Tower Holiday Party

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Peterson Tower