Hold on tight as we fly over the USC Village construction site. This month’s drone video shows the dramatic progress that’s taking pace at the location of the old University Village shopping center. When it opens in the fall of 2017, the $700 million project will greatly increase on-campus student housing including several groundbreaking residential colleges, while providing services and retail shops including a Trader Joe’s and a Target store.
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