Los Angeles Business Council

The Beehive Wins Los Angeles Business Council’s Architectural Design Award

The Los Angeles Business Council announced the winners of its 53rd Architectural Awards, which celebrate designs that embrace innovative design standards that enhance the way we live in Los Angeles. The Community Impact Award went to The Beehive, the Chairman’s Award to UCLA, and the Grand Prize to the Herald Examiner Building.

Jacqueline Waggoner Named President of Solutions Division at Enterprise Community Partners

Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise), following a nationwide search, named Jacqueline Waggoner president of its Solutions division, which operates 11 market offices across the country and delivers policy, program, advisory and capacity-building support at the national, state and local level. As Enterprise embarks on an ambitious new five-year strategic plan, Waggoner will be a critical leader in leveraging all of the Solutions division’s capabilities to drive the organization’s three major priorities of increasing housing supply, advancing racial equity and building resilience and upward mobility.

Report Reveals Disturbing Gap Between Cost of Living and Actual Wages in L.A.

A recent report by the USC Price Center for Social Innovation revealed that Los Angeles’ job market may not be sustainable under an ever increasing affordable housing crisis. The city’s fastest growing industries, including healthcare, food service and technical services are hurting, said researchers, because workers cannot afford to live in the L.A. area. High living costs are forcing longer commutes, making it harder to recruit and retain workers.