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Mission & Goals
The Economic Development office works to bring about a vibrant, innovative, globally competitive economy in Oakland.
Our mission: To help businesses and residents prosper by increasing investment in Oakland.
We boost Oakland’s economy by
- Creating an environment that promotes the retention, expansion and attraction of businesses
- Enhancing Oakland’s workforce opportunities
What we do
We work to improve Oakland’s overall business climate and market Oakland as an excellent location for business, arts, shopping, dining and entertainment. Specifically, we help innovative industries that have the most potential for growth:
- Arts & Digital Media
- Food Production & Distribution
- Healthcare & Bioscience
- International Trade & Logistics