Redevelopment of the former Oakland Army Base
Completed: July 2016
Port of Oakland investment: $100 million (additional funding by California state Trade Corridor Improvement Funds and federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grants)
Developers: & Witbeck, Inc. and Balfour Beatty/ Gallagher & Burk JV
About the railyard: Tracks consist of five manifest yard tracks and eight support yard tracks. Manifest yards are used for receiving rail cars that come from Class I railroads. Support yards are used for short-term storage. There are approximately 39,000 linear feet of track.
Goal: to attract more discretionary cargo through Oakland. Discretionary cargo is cargo which is not local to the region and can be shipped through any number of seaports in the United States, Canada or Mexico.
Seaport Logistics Complex
Agreement approved by the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners: November 2017
Development partner: CenterPoint Properties
CenterPoint Properties investment: $52 million
About the warehouse: 440,000-square-foot facility that will be the largest distribution facility at any U.S. West Coast Port.
Goal: strengthen Oakland’s role as a global trade gateway and create hundreds of construction and permanent jobs to the region
Long-range planning for future developments at the Seaport Logistics Complex development is still underway.