USC Village Aerial, April 2017

April 18, 2017 2:32 pm

The latest drone video shows what passers-by already know: USC Village is almost complete. Take a look, from the air.  

Compton based construction company featured in Compton Herald

November 22, 2016 11:36 am

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. […]

A job, a bank account, a climb out of poverty

October 17, 2016 2:49 pm

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.

New flyover video offers drone’s-eye look at USC Village progress

July 14, 2016 2:25 pm

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 […]

Growing with the community

April 12, 2016 1:58 pm

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 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