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With more than 125 languages spoken throughout its 56+ commercial districts, it’s no surprise that Oakland, California is consistently ranked as one of the most diverse cities in the country. That diversity includes the largest African American population in the Bay Area.

So, we’re paying attention. #oaklandloveit

Population: 400,740 • Size: 55.79 sq miles

African American White Hispanic/Latino Asian/Pacific Islander
28% 25.9% 25.4% 17.4%
Source: Visit Oakland

LATEST NEWS
Art + Culture, Eat + Drink, Housing, Lifestyle, Real Estate, Retail, Tech
APRIL
Apr 10 Tech Oakland Drawing More Tech Startups the Mercury News
Apr 7 Real Estate New Proposed Oakland Hotel Could Sate Some Downtown Visitor Demand SF Business Times
Apr 1 Education Oakland Schools Get $2.1 million in Grants for Tech-Supported Personalized Learning The Mercury News
MARCH
Mar 29 Real Estate Oakland Office Rents Make Eye-Popping Jump to New All-Time High SF Business Times
Mar 28 Eat+Drink People’s Community Market Will Bring Fresh Food to West Oakland Eater SF
Mar 14 Housing Bay Area Hosts Three of Nation’s Top Five Most Pricey Rental Markets SF Gate
Mar 11 Real Estate Oakland’s Jack London Square Sold To Los Angeles Real Estate Company KPIX/CBS 5
Mar 10 Real Estate Oakland Negotiates with Developers and Community Members to Sell Public Land KALW
Mar 9 Housing Oakland Housing Crunch Seizes Center Stage Contra Costa Times
Mar 9 Lifestyle Celebs You Didn’t Know Were From Oakland 7×7
Mar 9 Eat+Drink Eating Internationally on International Boulevard in Oakland The Bold Italic
Mar 7 Real Estate SUDA, OliverMcMillan Picked For Oakland Uptown Project BisNow
Mar 7 Housing In Oakland, Libby Schaaf has bold plan for affordable housing SF Chronicle
Mar 7 Eat + Drink 11 Tasty Vegan Eateries in the East Bay 7×7
Mar 4 Education Oakland District at Heart of Drive to Transform Urban Schools New York Times
Mar 3 Housing Oakland Plan Would Add 17,000 Housing Units SF Gate
Mar 3 Housing Mayor Schaaf Releases Housing Blueprint Contra Costra Times
Mar 1 Media Oakland Loses Tribune, with Paper Folded into New East Bay Times SF Gate
Mar 1 Real Estate High-Rise Apartment Complex, Hotel Coming Near Fox Theater San Jose Mercury
Mar 1 Real Estate It’s Now Better to Invest in Homes in Oakland Than in San Francisco SF Business Times
FEBRUARY
Feb 29 Real Estate Development of City-Owned Property Back in Spotlight San Jose Mercury
Feb 25 Real Estate BisNow
Feb 25 Real Estate Oakland is the New Urban Hot Spot as San Francisco Homes Get Too Pricey Market Watch
Feb 24 Real Estate Exclusive: Last Downtown Oakland Public Parcel Could Hold Up to 500 Units Two Blocks From Uber SF Business Times
Feb 16 Culture The Power of the Panthers CNN
Feb 16 Real Estate Investor Buys 8,000-Square-Foot, Historic Oakland Mansion SF Business Times
Feb 15 Tourism Introducing Oakland, The Wild Side of San Francisco AWOL
Feb 12 Real Estate Map: The Oakland Highrise Boom Could Add Over 3,000 Units Downtown SF Business Times
Feb 11 Tourism [VIDEO] Oakland’s Rebound, Cities Rising: Rebuilding America Yahoo! News
Feb 9 Eat+Drink Oakland Aims to Allow Food Trucks to Operate All Over the City East Bay Express
Feb 9 Education President Obama’s computer education plan is launched in Oakland San Jose Mercury
Feb 4 Housing Oakland Rent Comparison: What $3,000 Gets You Curbed SF
Feb 3 Real Estate Oakland’s American Steel Arts Hub May be Razed for Offices SF Chronicle
Feb 2 Housing Lennar Doubles Down on Oakland, Plans a Second Large Project SF Business Times
Feb 2 Retail Marshawn Lynch to open ‘Beast Mode’ store in Oakland SF Gate
JANUARY
Jan 28 Tourism Katie Couric in Oakland KTVU Fox
Jan 28 Real Estate As Oakland Gets Hot, Fewer Opportunities for Smaller Developers SF Business Times
Jan 25 Real Estate Largest Bay Area Construction Projects Finishing in 2016 SF Business Times
Jan 21 Housing Calming the Waters in Oakland’s Tenant-Landlord Tiffs SF Chronicle
Jan 21 Commerce Port of Oakland Loses Tenant, Will Close Second-Largest Terminal SF Business Times
Jan 21 Eat+Drink Exclusive: Team behind popular Oakland bar plot sequel in Uptown SF Business Times
Jan 19 Tech Oakland Tech Hub Fights for Diversity USA Today
Jan 13 Real Estate, Retail Grocery Store’s Opening Shows How Oakland’s Old Auto Row is Beginning to Change SF Business Times
Jan 11 Real Estate Big Downtown Oakland Project Faces Engineering Challenge With BART Line The Registry
Jan 8 Retail Oakland historic church to be women’s clothing store Contra Costa Times
Jan 7 Real Estate SF Rents go Down Again, Oakland’s Go Up SFGATE
Jan 6 Real Estate Exclusive: Uber office developer’s team is Oakland’s favorite to build on massive public site SF Business Times
Jan 5 Lifestyle The Rainy Day Guide to Oakland 7×7
Jan 5 Retail Longtime Market Street Arts Supply Store Flax Moving to Oakland SFGATE
Jan 4 Real Estate Oakland Plans Big Retail, Housing Project Near 19th Street BART SFGATE
Jan 1 Tourism Why the Bay Area’s Tourism Boom Will Continue in 2016 SF Business Times
Jan 1 Diversity New Oakland agency to focus on racial, social equity SF Chronicle
DECEMBER
Dec 22 Real Estate After Heavy Migration, Oakland’s Office Market is Now Fuller than San Francisco’s SF Business Times
Dec 21 Business Sunset Settles into Oakland, Test Kitchen on the Way Berkeleyside
Dec 16 Real Estate [Video] Oakland on the verge of change: A walking tour of the city’s transformative projects SF Business Times
Dec 16 Real Estate Rare ’boutique independent’ hotel could land on Oakland waterfront SF Business Times
Dec 14 Eat + Drink Oakland School District Approves New Kitchen to Create Fresher Meals Oakland North
Dec 11 Art + Culture Essence of Oakland: Preserving Local Art in the Face of Change The Daily Californian
Dec 11 Eat + Drink Slideshow: Historic Claremont hotel unveils its multimillion-dollar renovation SF Business Times
Dec 10 Tech Oakland’s Tech Boom Will Be Very Different from San Francisco’s Bold Italic
Dec 10 Real Estate 15 Stories That Show Oakland’s Development Rise This Year SF Business Times
Dec 9 Tech Experts: Oakland is Growing Technology Hub San Jose Mercury News
Dec 4 Living The 13 Hottest American Cities for 2016 Business Insider
Dec 1 Real Estate Iconic Northern California Property Celebrate 100th Anniversary with Rebrand and Completion of Multi-Million Dollar Restoration Fairmont Hotels


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