|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 2 Nov 2013 01:43:05 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: "Oakland [CA] celebrates Army Base redevelopment"|
Oakland celebrates Army Base redevelopment By Matthew Artz Oakland Tribune November 1, 2013OAKLAND -- The city's bid to restore a "working waterfront" took a big leap forward Friday as construction officially began on a $500 million project to transform much of the long-shuttered Oakland Army Base into a logistics and warehousing center.
Although it lacks the glitz of a new ballpark or convention center, the decidedly blue-collar plan for the former base is seen as a cornerstone project for the city. The Oakland Global Trade and Logistics Center is expected to help the adjacent Port of Oakland become more competitive, reduce truck pollution throughout the city and generate several thousand jobs, replacing many of those lost in the 1999 base closure.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.insidebayarea.com/news/ci_24437293/oakland-celebrates-army- base-redevelopment
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