Last month, The Urban Land Institute Los Angeles convened at the Reef for its annual Urban Marketplace event.  The 2017 event, titled "Make a Deal, Make a difference," brought together professionals from a variety of industries to discuss the challenges facing developers and planners in modern Los Angeles.

Here is a look at some of the reactions from this year's event:

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New Townhomes to Rise Near Expo/Crenshaw Station

Work is getting underway for 78 condos at Exposition Place and 9th Avenue.

Heavy equipment has been spotted at a mostly vacant three-acre property near Expo/Crenshaw Station, the first signs of construction for a new development of townhome-style condominiums.