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Girdwood is located about 30 miles south of Anchorage, Alaska.  Home of Alyeska Resort, Girdwood a small community of about 2,500 year-round residents. Present day Girdwood, Alaska consists of a diverse population of outdoor enthusiasts, local businesses, services and Anchorage commuters. Girdwood has much to offer the Alaskan visitor all year-round. Complete with a mercantile, a post office, a variety of vacation rentals, restaurants and bars, boutiques and shops, Girdwood can supply any need any time of the year.

Girdwood Carves Its Own Identity; Recreation Defines the Community’s Economy (article begins on page 14)

The above link is an article in Alaska Economic Trends, written by Neal Fried, economist for the State of Alaska. Since 2013, Glacier City Realty, Inc. sponsors an annual community gathering featuring Neal Fried. His presentation includes a recap of Alaska’s economy in the past year, the state economic forecast for the current year, job gains/losses by industry, and other informative economic facts about Alaska’s economy. This event is held around the end of January/beginning of February each year.

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