The Oakland City Council voted to approve a financial term sheet for Howard Terminal, a mixed-use development with housing, offices, and a new baseball stadium proposed by the Oakland A’s with an estimated $12 billion price tag. However, A’s president David Kaval has repeatedly signaled that yesterday’s approval could spell the end of the team’s future in Oakland because the term sheet approved is not what the team wanted. While Mayor Libby Schaaf is hopeful about the project’s future, Kaval was noncommittal about if the team would continue to negotiate. As it stands, the development is proceeding on thin ice.
Oakland Waterfront Ballpark District
Recently published documents by the City of Oakland show that the Oakland Waterfront Ballpark District project could see two 600-foot towers beside the 35,000-person ballpark. If fabricated today, they would be the tallest skyscrapers in…
New A’s stadium at Oakland’s Howard Terminal clears Senate and now progresses toward reality. Assemblyman Rob Bontas (D-Oakland) AB 1191 passed the Senate 34-0. The proposal includes a new ballpark to be built at the Howard Terminal in Jack London Square in Oakland.