Compton Is Open For Business as city, community leaders and executives from Trammell Crow have officially broken ground at the Brickyard Light Industrial Project.
At the ceremony it was declared that “Compton is open for business” by Mayor Aja Brown and 1st District Councilwoman Janna Zurita. The Brickyard Light Industrial Project is one of the most important business developments in Compton history and a major point of the mayor’s Vision For Compton (http://visionforcompton.org/12-point-plan/05-local-economic-growth/)
Nearly $1,000,000 has been given to Compton, including $463,573 to Compton Unified School District and Compton Community College District, and $225,000 to help improve Central Avenue.
$250,000 toward a CareerLink job training program.
$45,000 presented for the Jackie Robinson Stadium at Gonzalez Park.
- Priority Bidding for Local Construction Contracts
- $250,000 Investment to Fund a Jobs Training Program through Compton Unified School District and Compton Community College District; to ensure that Compton youth are prepared with the skills needed for quality jobs
- Local Hiring Program for Permanent Jobs
- The project will contribute $200,000 toward repaving Central Ave along the property frontage.
- Widening & improved Sam Littleton /135th St & McKinley
- New traffic signal & crosswalks at 139th St & Central
- New traffic signal at Rosecrans & McKinley
- New sidewalks & lighting on Central, 135th St & McKinley
- Hundreds of new trees Acres of drought tolerant “California Friendly” landscaping
- Sustainable design & construction that cannot be found within 45 miles of Compton.
This project will generate more than $1.4 million each year in revenue for the city, in addition to bringing hundreds of jobs to the community.
Those interested in potential job training opportunities for light industrial/warehouse positions should contact the City of Compton’s CareerLink Center at 700 North Bullis Road, Compton, CA 90221 or (310) 605-3050.