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    AEDC Mission

    The mission of AEDC is to grow a prosperous, sustainable and diverse economy.

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    AEDC Vision

    Anchorage will be the #1 city in America to Live, Work and Play by 2025.

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    AEDC releases more than 20 economic reports each year.

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    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.

    Mission Statement:

    To grow a prosperous, sustainable and diverse economy.

    Vision Statement:

    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

    Upcoming Events


    AEDC Quarterly Board Meeting

    February 24 @ 8:00 am11:00 am


    1 Million Cups Anchorage

    February 24 @ 9:00 am10:00 am


    AEDC Quarterly Board Meeting

    May 11 @ 8:00 am11:00 am

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    Kevin Cross

    Kevin Cross is owner of Real Estate eXchange at Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group. Kevin’s Team specializes in income properties, commercial properties, rehab, flipping and creating cash flow for clients. You reach him at or call 907-865-6529.

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