City officials will break ground next Thursday for an air freight cargo terminal that will be the second major facility to locate in the Century Redevelopment area, at the corner of Century Boulevard and Yukon Avenue.
CF AirFreight, a subsidiary of Consolidated Freightways Inc., is expected to open the city's largest air freight terminal by next fall, Inglewood Redevelopment Director Lew Pond said.
When completed, the $8 million facility will bring about 115 jobs into the area, he said. However, he added, the company is not required to hire Inglewood residents.
The 78,000 square foot facility is the first development in the Century area to displace large numbers of residents. Pond said. More than 180 families were moved out of the impoverished area over the summer and given money to relocate in other areas, he said.