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Can the new Opportunity Zone Tax Credit support needed development?
LAEDC is working with community leaders, developers, investors and elected representatives to facilitate needed housing and mixed use projects in disadvantaged neighborhoods, using the federal Opportunity Zone incentive program. Learn...
LAEDC exclusive: California's Chief Economic Advisor talks housing, incentives, investment priorities
Lenny Mendonca, Governor Newsom’s Chief Economic Advisor sat down with LAEDC to talk economic priorities, and we are pleased to provide the video interview here.
KNX Radio talks upcoming Select LA Investment Summit, stock market analysis
Frank Mottek interviewed Stephen Cheung, to discuss volatile international trade issues, and look ahead to our region’s most important investment attraction event, the Select LA Investment Summit. This March 16th...
DME Lunch+Learn Webinar w/ Disney
On Thursday, March 14th, the Digital Media + Entertainment Council hosted an inaugural Lunch+Learn webinar with Lisa Solana and Michael Webster, two industry mavericks and leaders from Disney ABC Television...
A.M. Briefly: All Your News in One Place
HAPPENING IN L.A. Everyone traveling to or from @FlyLAXAirport ✈️ should have access to modern, reliable transportation that gets them to their destination quickly. We’re bringing a new automated train...
Here is a new question we should be asking every student.
What do you want to be when you grow up? A simple question that nearly every child is asked at some point in their adolescence. A seemingly harmless exercise in...
LAEDC is Hiring Business Assistance Professionals
The Business Assistance Team at LAEDC has two open positions. Do you know someone who would be a good fit for LAEDC, in this important role of helping businesses overcome...
LAEDC e4 Mobility Alliance Gains Two New Co-Chairs, John Rossant and Justine Johnson
LA’s advanced transportation sector got another boost this week as the e4 Mobility Alliance industry council dedicated to growing the region’s electric and autonomous vehicle ecosystem gained two new Co-Chairs,...
January jobs data released for LA County - Mostly good news
LAEDC’s economists reviewed the January jobs data for LA County and a few things stood out as significant. The 9.3% year-over-year increase in Scientific Research & Development is definitely a...
Words to inspire you from L.A.’s top female executives.
In Honor of International Women’s Day 2019, today we take the opportunity to celebrate women while recognizing their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political....
Future Forum: The Future of Esports in L.A.April 24, 2019 8:30 am
Join the LAEDC for Future Forum: The Future of Esports in L.A. on April 24th, 2019. Secure your spot,…
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
Attend events of LAEDC's partners, related to our mission
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/