Seaport Logistics Complex
Redevelopment of the former Oakland Army Base
Background & History
The Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission closed the Oakland Army Base (OAB) in 1993. The land was transferred to the City of Oakland and Port of Oakland from 2003-2006. The Ports OAB development area is approximately 185 acres of land area and an additional 56 acres of submerged land. The Port’s development is focused on delivering increase capabilities in rail, warehousing, distribution, and logistics.
Phase 1 - OHIT Phase 1 Railyard: Construction of New Manifest and Support Yard
In 2013, the Port commenced construction activities for the first phase of the new rail yard. The facility consists of 5 manifest and 8 support tracks. Together the development constructed approximately 39,000 linear feet of tracks.
In July 2016 the rail yard welcomed its first 110-car train with agricultural cargo destined for Asia. Read the press release here.
Manager, Maritime Administration and Finance Services
Phase 2 – New Warehouses, Distribution Centers, and Logistics Facilities
The Port is currently in negotiation with CenterPoint Properties for the development of the Golden Gate Landing at the Port of Oakland. CenterPoint Properties is focused on the development, acquisition and management of industrial property and transportation infrastructure that enhances business and government supply chain efficiency. The company invests in major coastal and inland port logistics markets anchoring North America’s principal freight lanes. Segment 2 will in itself be a multi-phase development.
Manager, Maritime Business Development and International Marketing
Phase 2A – New Infrastructure and Logistics Facilities
It is envisioned that this phase of the development will deliver:
- Intermodal terminal
- 15 acres of truck parking and ancillary service area
- New grade separation
- Additional warehouse and logistics space