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Oakland Corporate Housing – First Time in the Area

We wish to help familiarize potential newcomers to life in Oakland and therefore provide the following informative summary of various aspects of this city. Take a few moments to acquire the knowledge of a long-time resident before you arrive.

Economy

Those staying in corporate housing in Oakland, CA for business reasons might appreciate some information about the city’s business environment. The highlight of the economic picture that dominates all of Oakland’s commerce is its transshipment and shipping industries that enter and exits the Port of Oakland creating a shipping economy that exceeds $40 billion dollars annually and employs over 200,000 residents in and around Oakland. That shipping industry then overflows to support warehousing, land transport, freight forwarders, insurers and every other support operation that is needed in this industry. The Port of Oakland ranks fifth in all of the contiguous United States and is one of the pioneers in container shipping.