• Ketchikan Shipyard - Ketchikan


    In Feb 2012, AIDEA Board approved the transfer of ownership of Alaska Ship & Drydock, Inc. (ASD) to Vigor Industrial, LLC, a Pacific Northwest shipbuilder. The shipyard also significantly completed a $77 million expansion project, which included an Operations Office, Assembly Hall and Production Center.

    Alaksa Wild Berry Products
  • Hames Corporation - Sitka


    Hames Corporation is a third generation family owned company with roots that began back in 1949 as a small corner grocery store in Sitka. The corporation is still locally owned and operated and employs approximately 135 full- and part time associates.

    Alaksa Wild Berry Products
  • Harbor Holdings - Seward


    Chinook's Restaurant, which has been operating seasonally since 1995, is one of Seward's premier restaurants, featuring a full lunch and dinner menu, including seafood, steaks, pastas and a full-service bar. The restaurant employs 35 part-time and full-time employees.

    Harbor Holdings
  • Allen Marine - SouthEast


    Allen Marine is a family owned business recognized as the largest and most successful marine tour operator in Southeast Alaska. They have been cruising the waters of the Inside Passage for more than 40 years and currently operate vessels from the ports of Sitka, Juneau, Ketchikan, Hoonah and Glacier Bay..

    Allen Marine
  • Providence Health and Services - Anchorage


    AIDEA issued $122.72 million in tax-exempt conduit revenue bonds for Providence Health and Services to finance Providence Alaska Cottages, a 96-bed nursing home and to finance capital improvements at Providence Alaska Medical Center, both in Anchorage.

    Providence Health and Services
  • Skagway Ore Terminal - Skagway


    In July 1990, AIDEA purchased the Skagway Ore Terminal (SOT) to: bring stability to Skagway’s then major year-round industry; fund essential environmentally efficient renovations to the facility; and open the door to additional economic growth through marketing the facility to other potential users.

    Skagway Ore Terminal
  • Aspen Hotel - Anchorage


    AIDEA participated in the financing of the newly constructed Aspen Suites Hotel on Tudor Road in Anchorage. The four-story hotel (52,250 sq. ft.) contains 92 rooms and employs 14 permanent employees, while approximately 90 jobs were created during the construction phase.

    Aspen Hotel
  • Harry & Sally Potter Heart Center


    The Harry & Sally Porter Heart Center opened its doors in May 2010, bringing all cardiology services (cardiology clinic, heart catheterization lab and cardiac rehabilitation) under one roof. The new facility has three cardiologists, a conference room where doctors can discuss cases with colleagues anywhere in the world, a rehab center and state-of-the-art technology.

    Harry & Sally Potter Heart Center



Press Release: Mar 26, 2015 AIDEA Board Approves Wasilla Business Loan

Press Release: Mar 5, 2015 AIDEA Board Names New Executive Director

Press Release
: Feb 25, 2015 AIDEA Board Approves Anchorage Business Financing

Press Release:
 Feb 6, 2015 AIDEA Board Approves Interior Gas Utility Loan

Press Release:  Jan 14, 2015 AIDEA Board Approves Anchorage Business Loan

Press Release: Dec 16, 2014 AIDEA Board Approves $17.6 Million Dividend to State

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