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[:en]Proposed Howard Terminal Project[:]

The Howard Terminal Project would feature a new open-air waterfront multi-purpose Major League Baseball stadium with a capacity of 35,000 that would serve as the new home for the Oakland A’s. Additional features:

  • residential units;

  • office buildings and mixed retail;

  • cultural and civic uses throughout the Project site

  • seaport compatibility measures




Project Overview
Staff Report on Howard Terminal Project
Project Term Sheet
Seaport Compatibility Measures
Transportation and Circulation
Community Benefits
Project Approvals Process
FAQs
Important Project Documents
Howard Terminal Images
Links to Key Agencies
Contact The Port

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History of the Howard Terminal Project

The proposed Howard Terminal Project is the result of several years of process. Key steps in the process include the following

[:en]July 2013[:]

[:en]October 2013[:]

[:en]January 2014[:]

[:en]February 2014[:]

[:en]March 2014[:]

[:en]November 2014[:]

[:en]November 2014[:]

[:en]July 2017[:]

[:en]January 2018[:]

[:en]April 2018[:]

[:en]November 2018[:]

May 2019

[:en]2020[:]

[:en]July 2013[:]

[:en]Early termination of a lease with SSA Terminals, a marine terminal operator for Howard Terminal.[:]

[:en]October 2013[:]

[:en]Port issues Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit maritime use proposals for Howard Terminal.[:]

[:en]January 2014[:]

[:en]SSA Terminals vacates Howard Terminal and relocates to other Port-owned property in the seaport.[:]

[:en]February 2014[:]

[:en]Port receives three maritime use proposals for Howard Terminal in response to the RFP, but rejects all three proposals.[:]

[:en]March 2014[:]

[:en]Port enters into an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) with Oakland Waterfront Ballpark, LLC to negotiate terms of a potential baseball stadium on the Howard Terminal site.[:]

[:en]November 2014[:]

[:en]Port begins discussions with potential marine-oriented users of Howard Terminal. These discussions do not result in approval of any long-term tenancy agreements. The discussions last until April 2018.[:]

[:en]November 2014[:]

[:en]Oakland Waterfront Ballpark requests early termination of ENA.[:]

[:en]July 2017[:]

[:en]Oakland A’s announce that they are looking into three sites for a potential new baseball stadium: Howard Terminal, Laney College, and Oakland Coliseum.[:]

[:en]January 2018[:]

[:en]Oakland A’s contact the Port to discuss an ENA to study a potential baseball stadium development at Howard Terminal.[:]

[:en]April 2018[:]

[:en]Port approves a one-year ENA with the Oakland A’s for the Howard Terminal site.[:]

[:en]November 2018[:]

[:en]City of Oakland issues a Notice of Preparation (NOP) in advance of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).[:]

May 2019

[:en]Port approves a non-binding Exclusive Negotiation Agreement Term Sheet for the Oakland A’s Ballpark Plan setting the framework of a potential development after completion of environmental review, real estate agreements, and other necessary approvals.[:]

[:en]2020[:]

[:en]City of Oakland planned release of Draft Environmental Impact Report for Proposed Howard Terminal project[:]

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