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...
Earthquake Guide Provides NEW Tips for Business, Gains Media Coverage
On the 25th anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake, several media outlets are covering the new guide, Preparing for Business Operations After Earthquakes, which LAEDC released as part of its public...
How many Americans have $0 saved for retirement?
Did you know? A 2016 study showed 1 in 3 Americans has $0 saved for retirement. This alarming trend affects us all! While your family’s retirement may be set up,...
Google, Netflix, Amazon, and Apple are planning on becoming millionaires of a different kind
Four companies in the upper echelon of 2018’s Fortune 500 are rapidly growing their footprint in Los Angeles. By 2022, four of the largest and most innovative companies in the...
LAEDC CCW Workforce and Education Partner Portal (WEPP) RFP Questions & Answers
The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) is soliciting proposals from website developers and platform providers to design, create and deliver a turn‐key website with CRM functionality for our Center for...
Stephen Cheung Named EVP of LAEDC, in addition to role as President of WTCLA
Stephen Cheung has been named Executive Vice President of LAEDC in addition to his continuing role as President of LAEDC’s subsidiary World Trade Center LA. The move supports LAEDC’s ongoing...
First of its Kind Earthquake Guide for Businesses Is Released by LAEDC
Specific recommendations likely to save many businesses and jobs in the region. Download the guide at laedc.org/EQ, or a Spanish version of the guide at laedc.org/EQS On the eve of the 25th...
LAEDC applauds appointment of Lenny Mendonca as Chief Economic and Business Advisor to Gov. Newsom
The LAEDC enthusiastically applauds the appointment of Lenny Mendonca to serve as Governor Gavin Newsom’s Chief Economic and Business Advisor and as Director of the Office of Business and Economic...
Film & TV Tax Credit Continues to be Effective
LA Business Journal recently published an overview of the studios receiving money from the Film & Television Tax Credit, and it is yet more evidence that the credit is factoring...
e4 Mobility Alliance Quarterly MeetingJanuary 24, 2019 10:00 am
Save the date and RSVP for our first e4 Mobility Alliance meeting of 2019 centered around EV infrastructure.
R.E.D. Talk: The Future of the Talent Ecosystem in LA County - a Diverse & Inclusive WorkforceJanuary 24, 2019 1:30 pm
Save the date for LAEDC RED Talk, in the South Bay. Presented by Bank of America Merrill Lynch
LAEDC Future Forum: The Future of the Business of AgingFebruary 06, 2019 8:30 am
Featuring Keynote Speaker Paul Irving presented by PWC. Experts will discuss the Business of Aging. Sponsored by CSU Dominguez Hills
SoCal Aerospace Council Meeting w/ Virgin OrbitFebruary 13, 2019 6:00 pm
Save the date for our first SCAC meeting of 2019, in partnership with Virgin Orbit and sponsored by Bank…
LAEDC Economic Forecast 2019February 20, 2019 7:00 am
Please save the date of February 20, 2019, and join LAEDC for our annual Economic Forecast in Downtown Los…
Partner EventsFebruary 28, 2019 12:00 am
Our partner organizations host an array of events throughout the year. When these events align with our mission to…
Voices from our Region
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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/