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Powering Jobs and Empowering Communities.

We are a major job-creating, economic engine for the region. In concert with our many business partners, we generate tax revenues that fuel local and regional commerce and fund major infrastructure. Established in 1927 as a public agency, governed by the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners, we receive no local tax dollars. Revenue comes from our three core businesses - aviation, commercial real estate, and maritime.

Our far-reaching, intricate network of operations and business partners creates employment for more than 73,000 jobs in Oakland and the region and is tied to nearly 827,000 jobs nationwide. We touch almost every Bay Area resident through Oakland International Airport and Oakland Seaport activities, prime real estate development opportunities like those in Jack London Square and along the Oakland waterfront, and related commerce powered by those businesses.

Economic development is at the heart of the Port of Oakland’s work. Successful business activities here have a positive economic impact that deliver significant benefits to our neighboring communities, the region and the nation. Together we can do more.

Your business success is our success. Join us.

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Port of Oakland names Acting Communications Director
October 16th, 2020
Oakland, Calif. – Oct. 16, 2020: The Port of Oakland today named Robert Bernardo its Acting Communications Director beginning Nov. 10.  Mr. Bernardo, the Port’s Media/Public Relations Manager, replaces Communications... READ MORE
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East Bay EDA Legacy Award 2020 goes to the Port of Oakland
October 14th, 2020
Oakland, Calif. – October 14, 2020:  The East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) plans to honor the Port of Oakland at its 2020 Innovation Awards event tomorrow, Oct. 15, for... READ MORE
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Port of Oakland has best September ever for import volume
October 14th, 2020
Oakland, Calif. – October 14, 2020:  The Port of Oakland experienced its best September ever for import cargo volume. The Port said 93,916 twenty-foot (TEU) full import containers last month... READ MORE
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OAK and CityHealth Hawaii-certified as Trusted Testing and Travel Partners
October 13th, 2020
Oakland, Calif. - October 13, 2020: As the State of Hawaii’s “Safe Travels Multi-Tier Program” begins on Oct. 15, 2020, Oakland International Airport (OAK) and CityHealth Urgent Care announce the... READ MORE