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Unearthing a Black Aesthetic: Conversation with Demar Matthews & Kevin Sherrod

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterJul 27, 20232 min read

Prepare for a compelling conversation on the intersection between architecture, culture, and community as the Southern California chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (SoCal NOMA) presents “Unearthing a Black Aesthetic: Conversation with Demar Matthews & Kevin Sherrod” at…

LISC LA Announces New Funding To Help Local Small Businesses Grow and Acquire Real Estate

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterJul 21, 20232 min read

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), a national non-profit organization renowned for its community development efforts across the country, has launched the second round of funding for its Asset Building for Communities of Color (ABC) Program. Created with the vision of…


Primestor Secures $165M To Fund Vision For Development In Urban Communities

Primestor Development, a leading minority-owned and minority-led urban impact developer, announced that it has officially closed the first round of its Urban Vision Fund. Anchored by equity commitments from Belay Investment Group and LGT Capital Partners, Primestor will use the…

West Angeles Church Sells 1.3 Acres Along Crenshaw Blvd To CIM Group

CIM Group announced that the company has acquired the former home for the West Angeles Church of God in Christ, with plans to build a 168-unit mixed use development in the heart of the Crenshaw corridor. Located at 3045 Crenshaw…

Purchasing Power: Leimert Park Merchants Come Together To Buy Their Building

ByTina Sampay and Matthew GatesNov 8, 20228 min read

With Metro’s K-line expansion accelerating real estate speculation along the Crenshaw corridor, business merchants in Leimert Park are using group economics as a frontline defense against displacement. In September, four retail tenants – Akil West (Sole Folks), Anthony Jolly (Hot…

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