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QUARTERLY ECONOMIC BRIEFING – MAY 2024

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

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

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

City Spotlight: City of West Hollywood

This month's spotlight is LAEDC Member and 2021 Most Business-Friendly City award winner:  the City of West Hollywood!  The City of West Hollywood is like no other city in the world. In … Continued

28th Annual Eddy Awards Recap

Last week, LAEDC hosted our 28th Annual Eddy Awards to recognize the work of local government, nonprofit, and business leaders during the last year.      More than 600 guests gathered at … Continued

City Spotlight: City of Lancaster

Last month we kicked off a new monthly City Spotlight to highlight the 88 Cities within Los Angeles County. This month's spotlight is LAEDC Member, City of Lancaster! Situated an … Continued

Member Spotlight: Yvette Estrada, NBCUniversal

Yvette Estrada leads NBCUniversal’s public policy and advocacy efforts in California. As Director of Government Affairs, she develops and executes substantive strategies involving legislative, government relations, and political affairs activities … Continued

City Spotlight: City of Gardena

We are kicking off a new monthly City Spotlight to highlight the 88 Cities within Los Angeles County. This month's spotlight is LAEDC Member and 2022 Most Business-Friendly City award winner: the City of Gardena! Gardena is an active … Continued

A Just Transition to a Green Economy Recap

To tackle pressing environmental challenges like climate change and pollution, our local regional economy, including the private sector, needs to transition towards a greener, resilient, and climate-neutral economy. A Just … Continued

LAEDC’s 2023 Economic Forecast Recap

The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) is proud to harness our convening power and research insight as a catalyst for economic growth with the release of its 2023 … Continued