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On The Move: Senior Official Leaves Mayor’s Economic Team To Pursue New Opportunity With Amazon

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterAug 18, 20222 min read

After 5 years as the Director of Economic Policy for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Ron Frierson recently announced that he will take over a similar role with one of…

Crenshaw Blvd Site Prepped To Begin Construction On $20M Mixed-Use Building

According to recent reporting, Los Angeles-based developer Haroni Investments is set to start construction on a new $20M mixed-use building in the Crenshaw district. Located at 5144 S Crenshaw Boulevard, the…


United Way of Greater Los Angeles Launches $62M Affordable Housing Initiative

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterJul 26, 20224 min read

United Way of Greater Los Angeles launched a new program, the Affordable Housing Initiative (AHI), with the announcement of $62 million in funding to create homes for nearly 600 people.…

Linc Housing Holds Grand Opening Celebration For Another 64 Supportive Units in Watts

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterJul 14, 20224 min read

Alongside Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and¬†officials from Linc Housing joined with new residents to celebrate the grand opening of a new 64-unit supportive housing community in…

The Devaluation of Assets in Black Neighborhoods: The case of commercial property

ByIn The Building LA – Staff WriterJul 11, 20227 min read

In 2019, a Black real estate developer named Brian Rice tried to get a loan to renovate some buildings he purchased on a neighborhood commercial corridor in the majority-Black Ensley…