Creating Strong Community, Thriving Businesses
Volume 6 October 2016
Putting Community Focus on the Gardena Sumps
Many cities in California have a site location where the legacy of their industrial past collides with the needs of their growing communities. At these sites, lingering contami-nation from past practices impacts future development.
The business interests of those responsible for the contamination are in conflict with the desire for development of new housing and commercial spaces that contribute to the well-being…
Protect Your Property Against Undisclosed Restrictions
Recently a long-time resident of the City entered into an agreement to buy the home of his next-door neighbor of 20 years who was about to retire and wanted to move to another location.
The neighbor’s real estate broker presented all of the necessary paperwork listing the neighbor as the legal owner of the property. In two months the sale was consummated and the seller moved out of state.
Later, the new owner of the house went to the City to request permits…
New Business Project Life Cycle
One of the most important contributors to the Gardena Community is its business base. Aerospace manufacturing, commercial/retail, service businesses/providers, restaurants and some home-based businesses, round out the business community in the “City of Opportunity.”
Such a wide-business mix highlights the value placed on business development in Gardena. When a project is brought into the City,