• 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.


LWP Artwork Revised 12-1-13

Report Artwork Revised 12-1-13

Successful Live. Work. Play. Event w/ Peter Kageyama

February 24th, 2012 - AEDC held their first Live. Work. Play. sponsored event, "For the Love of Anchorage" workshop and luncheon on February 23rd at the Hotel Captain Cook. The successful event featured Peter Kageyama, author of the internationally acclaimed book "For the Love of Cities", focusing on the grassroots efforts of falling in love with your city and how to make change in your city from a grassroots level. Kageyama held a workshop with the Anchorage community, challenging them to think of creative ways to engage the community and improve the city. Below is a timelapsed video of the mural that shows a visual representaion of the workshop designed by artist Michelle Royal and local Alaskan artist Aurora Sydney-Adel. Listen to Peter Kageyama on KSKA's Addressing Alaskans!

For the Love of Anchorage pictures
For the Love of Anchorage workshop re-cap


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