• Growing with the community

    April 12, 2016 1:58 pm
    Men and women from across Los Angeles are working on the most ambitious construction effort in the university’s history. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

    USC Village will change the way Trojans live and learn — but the $700 million project is also changing the lives of the people building it, many of whom live near the university. Sheila Cooper had only worked three months in the past three years when the five digits of her ZIP code unexpectedly became […]

  • USC Village tops off with placing of landmark spire

    January 28, 2016 3:56 pm

    It marks the halfway point in construction of the $700 million residential-retail project, on track to open in fall 2017

  • USC Village local employment featured on KCRW

    January 27, 2016 3:43 pm

    KCRW-FM featured USC Village in a story about construction projects creating economic opportunities for Los Angeles locals. The story noted that more than a quarter of the 4,000 construction jobs at USC Village are expected to be filled by local residents. USC has set a goal of hiring 30 percent of the workforce for the […]

  • A Village on the Rise

    January 7, 2016 5:01 pm

    Drone footage of the construction of USC Village gives a bird’s eye view of the project as the structure begins to emerge. December 2015 February 2015

  • The Rise of Troy

    October 16, 2014 9:12 am

    The Autumn 2014 issue of Trojan Family Magazine includes a feature piece on the USC Village that includes insight into the architectural design, progress on the construction process, and major announcements such as the exceptional gift made by USC Trustee Kathleen McCarthy to name the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation Honors Hall.

  • New center aims to boost local entrepreneurs

    October 16, 2014 8:12 am

    USC Family of Businesses, a program within the USC Civic Engagement division, launched its “It Takes a Village” series at the opening of Council District 9’s Business Center. In additional to technical and ‘It Takes a Village’ will inform business partners about development opportunities tied to the USC Village.  

  • USC Village signs up a big name in groceries

    September 17, 2014 4:34 pm

    The first confirmed new tenant for USC Village is Trader Joe’s, a specialty grocery store that will serve students and neighbors beginning fall 2017.


A Town Center within the University Park Neighborhood

With conveniences that include a full-service grocery store and 100,000-square-feet of additional retail, USC Village will have all the amenities and comforts of a town center for students and neighborhood families, set amid vibrant green spaces for open recreation. The retail planned for the USC Village include places for dining, entertainment, shopping, and evenings out with friends.

  • View of USC Village construction

    Passers by may not know it from the outside, but work on the USC Village is moving forward with great progress. All demolition is complete, and groundwork for the permanent structures is underway.