Projects

Since 1996, CED has collaborated with clients to develop sustainable solutions for their most pressing economic development challenges and issues. CED supports EDA’s mission by providing technical assistance to economically distressed and underserved communities and developing strategies to enhance collaborative regional innovation.

Below is an overview of CED’s ongoing and completed projects in ascending chronological order:

Current – 2011  |  2010 – 2006  |  2005 – 2001  |  2000 – 1996




Current – 2011

  • Advanced Manufacturing Partnership for Southern California (AMP SoCal), Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) Round I, Currently Ongoing
    U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
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  • Investing in California’s Manufacturing and Innovation, IMCP Round I, 2013
    Economic Development Administration
  • Feasibility Study for Broadband Access and Expansion for the Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians, 2013
    Economic Development Administration
  • California Innovation Hub (iHub): Profiles and Indicators, 2013
    U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 856 KB (14 pages)
  • Disaster Response Strategies: Initiatives Leading to Resilient Communities, 2012
    Economic Development Administration
  • Vision During Crisis: Reinventing Neighborhood Revitalization, in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Los Angeles Branch, and HUD, 2012
    Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Los Angeles Branch, and HUD
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 240 KB (38 pages)
  • Feasibility Study for Assessing Capacity of Agricultural Assets for the Chemehuevi Tribe, 2012
    BIA
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 2 MB (59 pages)
  • Feasibility Studies for Commercial Retail Center and Biomass Renewable Energy Projects for the Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians, 2012
    BIA
  • Biomass, Energy, and Jobs: Feasibility Study for an Eco-Industrial Park Anchored by Ethanol Bio-Refinery, 2012
    Economic Development Administration
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 3 MB (132 pages)
  • City of Compton General Plan, 2011
    City of Compton
  • City of Compton Atkinson-Brickyard Specific Plan, 2011
    City of Compton

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2010 – 2006

  • South Los Angeles, Downtown Los Angeles, East Los Angeles, and Valley Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, 2010
    City of Los Angeles, Mayor’s Office of Economic Development
  • Smart Growth Technical Assistance to Small and Large Communities Across the U.S., 2008
    US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Green Valley Initiative Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy: A Framework for Green Technology Business and Job Creation for the Inland Empire, August 2008
    Economic Development Administration
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 641 KB (62 pages)
  • Green Valley Initiative Sustainable Economic Development Plan: A Framework for Green Technology Business and Job Creation for the Inland Empire, May 2008
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 517 KB (35 pages)
  • Promoting Employment in Transit Construction Projects for Members of Minority and Low-Income Communities, 2007
    US Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Administration
  • The Rosecrans Corridor: Reclaiming It for Gardena, A Framework for Business and Job Creation for the Eastern Sector of the Rosecrans Corridor, 2006
    City of Gardena
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 964 KB (24 pages)

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2005 – 2001

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2000 – 1996

  • Survey of Top Revenue-Generating Businesses, City of Gardena, 2000
    Center for Economic Development
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 38 KB (9 pages)
  • Graduate Planning Laboratory: South Los Angeles Preliminary Analysis for Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, 2000
    Center for Economic Development
  • Graduate Planning Laboratory: Neo-Industrialization; A Vision for the Alameda Corridor Plan Area and Goodyear Industrial Tract Site, 1999
    Supervised Student Work
    Center for Economic Development
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 1 MB (54 pages)
  • Graduate Planning Laboratory: Alameda Corridor Industrial Area Revitalization Strategy, 1999
    Supervised Student Work
    Center for Economic Development
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 1 MB (51 pages)
  • Sam-Ty Timeshare Hotel, 1999
    Center for Economic Development
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 981 KB (40 pages)
  • Loss of Community in the Desert Water Pumping Plants, 1999
    A report prepared for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD)
    Community Development & Design Forum (CDDF)
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 224 KB (35 pages)
    Project Report Appendices: (PDF Document) – 101 KB (9 pages)
  • Los Angeles Basin Economic Development Initiative, Second Stage Paper: A Background Report, 1999
    Center for Economic Development
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 883 KB (53 pages)
  • The Welfare to Work and Working Poor Populations in the Five-County Los Angeles Basin, 1999
    Center for Economic Development
  • City of West Hollywood Housing Study, 1998
    Community Development & Design Forum (CDDF)
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 1.1 MB (151 pages)
  • Vermont Corridor: Design and Development, 1998
    Community Development & Design Forum (CDDF)
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 4.3 MB (40 pages)
  • Century Corridor: Gateway to LA, Economic Revitalization and Design Improvement, 1998
    Community Development & Design Forum (CDDF)
    Project Report: (PDF Document) – 1.4 MB (50 pages)
  • City of Glendale Adams Square Improvement Study, 1998
    Community Development & Design Form (CDDF)
  • Los Angeles Neighborhood Improvement (LANI) Demonstration Project: Consensus Building, 1997
    Center for Economic Development; Community Development & Design Forum (CDDF)
  • City of Los Angeles Capacity Building Program, 1996
    Center for Economic Development

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