Economic Development


The District is an economic engine that averages $10 billion a year in business volume and employees almost 30,000. In the past three years, the District has experienced unprecedented growth and development, from new wholesale centers and retail storefronts to adaptive reuse residential projects.

At the core of the District is a $6 billion wholesale industry. In the over 1,200 contemporary showrooms of the district over, 4,500 lines are represented at each of the five market weeks held annually. Over 53,000 buyers and exhibitors visit the district annually resulting in over $13 million in annual revenues tied to market weeks held in the district.

The LA Fashion District is a top destination for those in fashion and for those wanting to get in on the excitement of the industry. Over a million and a half people visit the LA Fashion District every year for work and pleasure. Weekend pedestrian counts show a 23% increase over counts conducted in 2000.

Economic Development Projects:

Los Angeles Street

Economic Development Reports:

LA Fashion District Infographics

29 Development Projects Transforming the Fashion District

View a comprehensive Market Analysis of the Fashion District.

Economic Contributions of the LA Fashion District: Beyond the Trends 2006

Traffic and Circulation Analysis