The latest drone video shows what passers-by already know: USC Village is almost complete. Take a look, from the air.
Attendees line up around the block for Wednesday’s job fair, and more than 1,000 resumes were submitted beforehand
Kevin Ramsey earned a master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering. The Compton Herald featured USC alum Kevin Ramsey owner of construction company, Alameda Construction. Ramsey, who started his business in a garage, is now major subcontractor for the university having worked on the Galen Center and now, the USC Village. […]
The $700 million residential and retail complex, which opens in fall 2017, is on the former location of the University Village shopping center
Cheyvonné Grayson, 29, grew up in South-Central Los Angeles, where he, at the age of 14, saw a friend gunned down. Since graduating from high school, Mr. Grayson has worked mostly as a day laborer…He had to borrow a few hundred dollars for fees and tools, but his first apprenticeship as a carpenter started at $16.16 an hour. He quickly moved up to $20.20 an hour and is paid for his further training. He is now hanging doors for new dormitories at the University of Southern California.
The latest drone’s-eye view of the USC Village construction site shows the buildings moving along rapidly. Soon the cranes will be coming down and workers can focus on interiors and putting finishing touches on the exteriors. While the project is progressing dramatically, there’s still plenty of work to be done. The facility is scheduled to […]
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 […]
It marks the halfway point in construction of the $700 million residential-retail project, on track to open in fall 2017
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 […]
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