Economic Development

December 5, 2018

Will Opportunity Zones Spur Investment of Private Wealth into Underserved Communities?

To understand the impact of Opportunity Zone investment for California cities, TPR interviewed Ian Ross of Oppsites.

October 4, 2018

Zane and Hicks on State Prop 6: Repealing Gas Tax is Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

In advance of November's Prop 6, Move LA's Denny Zane and LA County Federation of Labor President Rusty Hicks explain how Senate Bill 1, championed by Governor Brown, has funded much-needed investment in infrastructure and resulted in new construction jobs.

July 26, 2018

Global Investors Continue to Select Los Angeles

Stephen Cheung and Steve Olson, president and vice president of the World Trade Center LA, join TPR to delve into the WTCLA’s 2018 Foreign Direct Investment Report.

April 9, 2018

UCLA’s Michael Storper on Squaring Urbanism & Density

Professor Michael Storper of UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs outlines why the broad-brush of SB 827 will likely led to increased displacement and contradictory effects.

March 21, 2018

John Keisler on City of Long Beach’s Blueprint for Economic Development

Keisler, Director of Economic Development, explains how Long Beach is leveraging the Port of Long Beach and Metro Blue Line upgrades to advance their regional economy.

October 26, 2017

Inland Empire's 21st Century Economic Goals: Jobs & 'Millennial Livability'

Ron Loveridge describes the robust economy beginning to take shape in the rapidly growing Inland Empire.

September 21, 2017

CA High-Speed Rail Chair on the 'Transformative' Impacts of 'Connecting' California

Dan Richard, chair of the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors, describes how the evolving program is already stimulating investment despite the challenges ahead.

August 23, 2017

Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson on Housing and Transit Planning in South LA

Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson discusses how the new South LA community plans guide the opportunity for equitable transit-oriented development and his vision for increasing access to city services and jobs.

August 21, 2017

Ray Chan: City of LA Loses Veteran General Manager & Champion for Economic Development

City of LA Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Ray Chan recently retired after 33 years of public service.

June 14, 2017

Former Ambassador Emerson On German-U.S. Trade & Climate Leadership

John Emerson shares his insights on the new presidential administration's international actions as they relate to climate leadership and the vitality of Los Angeles economic development and trade.

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