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This Young Black Design-Builder Is Remaking His Corner Of Crenshaw

ByAnn MarshApr 13, 20226 min read

For Zerik Scales, being a young, Black design-minded developer with a hyper-local vision to revitalize South Los Angeles – for the residents of the historically Black area – presented unique challenges. For…

South Los Angeles Takes Center Stage At 22nd Annual Urban Marketplace

ByMatthew GatesApr 10, 20225 min read

ULI Los Angeles recently hosted its signature event, the Urban Marketplace, an annual real estate expo created to bring attention to the economic opportunities that exist in the city’s most underinvested communities.…


Legacy Builder: How One Contractor Is Helping Crenshaw Families Create Wealth In Their Backyard

ByAnn MarshMar 16, 20225 min read

Kenneth Kinslow has seen too many long-time Crenshaw neighborhood men end up homeless due to a problem he believes he could have helped them fix — losing the family home…

OneUnited Bank Opens New Branch In Compton

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterMar 11, 20222 min read

Nearly two years after being forced to close their Compton location, OneUnited Bank announced the opening of a new “state-of-the-art” branch at 1495 N. Wilmington Avenue. The largest Black-owned bank…

Video Interview: Langdon Park Capital CEO Malcolm Johnson

ByMatthew GatesMar 2, 20221 min read

https://youtu.be/swKTTY8ynAg From professional football to investment banking, Malcolm Johnson has reached the pinnacle in not one, but two highly competitive fields. While others might be tempted to become satisfied, the key to…

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