LAEDC releases Economic Forecast report for 2019-2020
LAEDC has published its annual Economic Forecast report, which covers the US, California, Los Angeles County and the other counties of Southern California. The report provides analysis and an outlook...
U.S. retail sales in December suffered their worst decline in nine years, a potential red flag
Advance estimates of December 2018 retail and food services sales, a major driver of the U.S. economy, fell 1.2 percent from the previous month, to $505.8 billion, according to the Census...
Biggest Takeaways from Future Forum: The Future of the Business of Aging
On February 6th, the LAEDC hosted our latest Future Forum, at Cross Campus Downtown LA, where we took a deeper dive into what 2030 might look like. What does the future hold...
KCET's Blue Sky Metropolis to look at the future of LA's aerospace industry
LAEDC’s Judy Kruger was among those interviewed in recent days for the much anticipated Blue Sky Metropolis documentary, which will chronicle the rather amazing history of LA’s dominance in the...
S&P 500 posts best January since '87, but is it sustainable?
The S&P 500 advanced nearly 8% last month. Apple and Nike enjoyed positive returns in January, and according to KNX1070’s Frank Mottek, Boeing traded above $400 per share for the first time!...
A pioneering national network of home care is using this one virtue to reshape their industry.
Starting a company with the minds behind massively successful and innovative companies like Google and Comcast gets people’s attention. “When are you going to license the tech platform?” Says Kelly...
Biggest Takeaways from R.E.D Talk: The Future of the Talent Ecosystem in LA County
On January 25th, LAEDC hosted our latest R.E.D Talk, at Cross Campus South Bay, where entrepreneurs and innovators discussed the challenges of cultivating a diverse and inclusive but also productive workforce. Here...
Recap: e4 Mobility Alliance Meeting with EV Charging Leaders
On January 24th, LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance convened leaders from Southern California Edison (SCE), EVgo, EV Connect, Greenlots, ChargePoint, and Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (LATTC) for a robust conversation around...
How is LA's infrastructure really doing? New AECOM report
AECOM this week unveiled a striking report on LA’s infrastructure challenges, opportunities and needs. AECOM, an LA-based, global company is one of the world’s foremost, integrated builders of infrastructure (Design-Build-Finance-Operate,...
Another good California employment report; LA County adds 6,000 jobs in December 2018
The California EDD has released it’s data for the month of December 2018, and it continues to show a strong economy, with low unemployment. Los Angeles County payrolls expanded by...
R.E.D Talk: Investment in Technology and Automation Across Industry in LA CountyMarch 21, 2019 9:00 am
Please save the date of March 21, 2019, and join LAEDC for the latest in our R.E.D Talk series…
Select LA Investment SummitJune 05, 2019 12:00 am
Select LA brings together global investors with local business and government leaders to assist foreign direct investment (FDI) opportunities…
Partner EventsJune 28, 2019 12:00 am
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LA Metro adopting an entirely zero-emission fleet demonstrates that it is possible for leaders to support the local economy and job creation while still prioritizing public health and clean air. It’s a win-win.Stella Li, President of BYD Motorshttps://laedc.org/2017/10/24/electric-bus-jobs/
Every job created, every local business that prospers is a vaccination against harmful economic, environmental, and social determinants of health — and provides nutrients that strengthen individual and community total health.Jodie Lesh, Senior VP, Kaiser Permanentehttp://laedc.org/2016/08/20/jodie-lesh-health-outcomes-depend-heavily-jobs-economic-opportunity/
...Among the world’s 30 leading cities, L.A. ranks ranking #4 in the demographics and livability indicator, #1 in city brand, #5 in senior well-being, #6 in relocation attractiveness, #7 in entertainment and attractions, and #9 in the “Youthful Cities” Index.Mitra M. Best, PwChttp://laedc.org/2016/12/19/guest-los-angeles-business-pleasure-converge/
"As exemplified by LAEDC and its leadership, it is crucial that we work together as a region to make positive steps towards implementing cleaner energy practices."Rick Teebay, Program Manager, Office of Sustainability, County of Los Angeleshttp://laedc.org/2017/07/31/rick-teebay/