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LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics (IAE) will analyze the latest California unemployment data from the State’s Employment Development Department (EDD) and other economic development topics like key industries and jobs … Continued

Women’s History Month 2024

As we celebrate #WomenHistoryMonth, LAEDC honors the immense contributions of women to building a resilient and equitable economy. We recognize the pivotal role of women's innovation, leadership, and advocacy in fostering … Continued

Business Spotlight: Essential Merchandising

In celebration of Black History Month, Jaynessa Rose stands as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs, particularly women-owned businesses, as she shares her remarkable journey from a humble home-based … Continued

LAEDC’s 2024 Economic Forecast Recap

On February 27, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) proudly released its 2024 Economic Forecast. This comprehensive analysis, prepared by the LAEDC's Institute for Applied Economics, delves into … Continued

2024 Economic Forecast Report

Los Angeles, CA – February 27, 2024 – Today, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) proudly released its 2024 Economic Forecast. This comprehensive analysis, prepared by the LAEDC's … Continued

Black History Month 2024

This #BlackHistoryMonth the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) honors the significant contributions of Black communities and emphasizes the ongoing importance of celebrating and learning from the rich history of Black … Continued

City Spotlight: City of Glendale

This month’s city spotlight is the City of Glendale! The City of Glendale is one of the most business-friendly cities for several key reasons. Glendale offers a wide array of … Continued

Future of Sports and Entertainment Recap

January 23, 2024 - The LAEDC hosted Future Forum on Sports & Entertainment, "Making Los Angeles the Global End Zone” in partnership with California State University – Dominguez Hills and … Continued

City Spotlight: City of Long Beach

This month’s spotlight is LAEDC Member and 2023 Most Business-Friendly City award winner: the City of Long Beach Long Beach has an ideal location along the coast between LA and Orange County with … Continued

Personal Impact Story: JHale Guitars

Recently, our Business Assistance Team supported JHale Guitars, a musical instrument manufacturing business located in the Sherman Oaks region of the City of Los Angeles. After an assessment and creating … Continued

Personal Impact: Wynstan USA

Wynstan USA is an Australian company established in 1968 and has wanted a Los Angeles County manufacturing presence for several years. Wynstan does have showrooms in Culver City, Carson, Encino, … Continued

Personal Impact Story: Village Cleaners

Jung Wook Kwon owns Village Cleaners in Lancaster. She had some problems with applying for an Economic Opportunity Grant from Los Angeles County. What made this situation different was that … Continued

Personal Impact Story: Flor Boutique

Flor Boutique is a women-owned business located in Downtown Wilmington, CA; this small business faced multiple obstacles during COVID; the business was closed due to the Shelter in Place State … Continued