On August 28, 2023, Ellia Thompson and Christopher Jackson, Inglewood’s economic and community development director, co-authored “A City Reimagined: Inglewood in 2023,” in Los Angeles Business Journal. Here is an excerpt:
For most cities, working on the redevelopment of a nearly 300-acre site that is one of the largest urban mixed-use planned developments in the Western United States might have been enough to fully consume their planning and economic development departments for years.
Add to the mix the fact that in 2014, Stan Kroenke, owner of the-then St. Louis Rams, was making regular headlines as to whether “will he or won’t he” invest hundreds of millions of dollars to build the new SoFi Stadium and transfer the Rams back to Los Angeles as part of this massive development. For just about any city, this would have been an all-consuming project.
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