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Merger Makes Historic Los Angeles Bank The Largest Black-led Lender In The Country

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterAug 31, 20202 min read

Last week, Los Angeles-based Broadway Federal Bank and Washington D.C.’s City First Bank formally announced their plans to merge the two banks.  Under the new structure, when the two banks combine…

Trio of Black Commercial Real Estate Professionals Step Into New Leadership Roles

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterAug 30, 20202 min read

In recent weeks, three high-profile power moves have positioned Black men in key leadership roles across the Los Angeles commercial real estate market. Samuel Hughes was named as President and…


City Planning Department Names First Chief Equity Officer

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterAug 18, 20202 min read

Last week, the Los Angeles City Planning Department appointed Faisal Roble to become its first Chief Equity Officer.  Roble, who brings more than 30 years of planning experience to the…

$450 Million development near USC gets city approval

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterJul 30, 20202 min read

Located in the heart of South Los Angeles, the area surrounding USC’s campus is no stranger to commercial development projects. The latest development, Exposition Point, cleared a major hurdle when…

Los Angeles County votes to extend eviction moratorium through September 30

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterJul 27, 20202 min read

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to keep the moratorium on residential and commercial evictions in place until at least September 30, 2020. The vote marked the third…