LAX projects among largest permitted by LADBS in first quarter

Rendering of the Los Angeles International Airport's Automated People Mover (Photo: Business Wire)
Rendering of the Los Angeles International Airport's Automated People Mover (Photo: Business Wire)

Here are the top five construction projects, as reported by the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS). Notably four of the five are at LAX, even as air travel declines sharply because of Covid-19.


Based on Construction Valuation – Permitted Between 1/1/2020 – 3/31/2020

Project Address
Construction Valuation
Project Description
6010-6020 W. Avion Dr.


New 2-story ground support equipment facility & hangar with dock
251 W Center Way CTA


New central terminal area center (CTA Center) open station and pedestrian walkway connection
750 S Oxford Ave


New construction—five story type III-A 363-unit apartment building over two levels type IA retail
150 W Center Way


New central terminal area east (CTA-East) open station for LAX automated people mover project.
9600 S Aviation Blvd
East ITF-Station


New east intermodal transportation facility open station for LAX automated people mover project

Meanwhile, the department says in its quarterly newsletter that  it has a number of contracting needs for various abatements and professional services.

“The best way to locate opportunities to work with the city is to register your company on the Los Angeles Business Assistance Virtual Network (LABAVN) website at,” the  city says in its quarterly eletter. “During or after registration, select any/all North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes that apply to your company. Once registered, LABAVN will automatically send out email notifications when bid opportunities are posted that match your company’s NAICS codes. ‘

The following is a list of upcoming solicitations LADBS plans to release on LABAVN, sorted chronologically, with the estimated release dates in bold.

Mailing Services: To provide mail processing services to create, image, post-process, and mail notices to property owners using variable laser imaging at high volumes. FY 19-20 Q4

IT Security Testing: To provide annual information security assessments. This penetration testing includes: test publicly accessible computer systems and network devices for vulnerabilities through operating system, network protocol, and internal applications and web applications. FY 19-20 Q4

Apache Kafka: To provide integration services for various legacy development services systems, data streaming, and customer analytics. FY 19-20 Q4

OSHA Training Services: To provide professional occupational safety and health training and services. FY 19-20 Q4

Internet Document Imaging System: Software maintenance and support services to support the Department’s internet document imaging system (IDIS). FY 20-21 Q1

Financial Services System: To provide an accounts receivable system (ARS) that will provide a billing function, an accounts receivable ledger, and a delinquent account/bad debt management function. The desired system will interface with various Departmental and City systems to sync and obtain data in a timely manner for the Department and other city agencies.   FY 20-21 Q1

Department Training Seminars: To provide professional staff development training services to build and maintain an effective workforce that is properly trained to provide essential public services. FY 20-21 Q1

Wooden and Metal Barricade Services: To secure vacant buildings with wooden and metal barricades at various locations throughout the City of Los Angeles. FY 20-21 Q1

Queue Management Services: Automated queue management system that provides expedited customer flow at LADBS Development Services Centers and reporting functions on productivity. FY 20-21 Q3


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