This information comes from the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, or AEDC, and it's my pleasure to share it with you.
Anchorage Likely To See 1,100 New Jobs
AEDC released its 2011 Anchorage Economic Forecast on January 26 to a large crowd at the 2011 Anchorage Economic Forecast Luncheon. AEDC forecasts employment in Anchorage will increase to approximately 1,000 new jobs. "The main upside risk to the forecast is that the recovery will accelerate and pent-up demand in everything from Alaska travel to local housing will produce stronger than fore-casted growth…”
Key Economic Forecasts:
- Anchorage’s population level will surpass 300,000 in 2011.
- Health care, retail, construction and transportation will continue to grow.
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