In Case You Missed It...(6/15/2018)

Here are top development stories in Oakland during the week of June 11, 2018

Job fair aims to put dent in construction worker shortage
Published by KCRA on June 10, 2018
http://www.kcra.com/article/job-fair-aims-to-put-dent-in-construction-worker-shortage/21252620
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) — Dozens of construction workers arrived at Operating Engineers Local 3 on Sunday hoping to nail down long-term trade jobs in a local industry ready to hire.

For Oakland’s equity pot firms, finding space to grow is slow
Published by the San Francisco Chronicle on June 11, 2018
https://www.sfchronicle.com/news/article/For-Oakland-s-equity-pot-firms-finding-space-12982675.php
The last time I spoke to John Oram, he was rolling out blueprints for greenhouses on the table in the conference room of his East Oakland warehouse.

Oakland’s first new office tower in more than a decade takes shape
Published by the San Francisco Business Times on June 11, 2018
https://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2018/06/11/oakland-shorenstein-601-city-center-office-tower.html
Shorenstein Properties is about six months away from completing 601 City Center, a huge office tower in Oakland, that offers the largest contiguous block of new office space available in either Oakland or San Francisco.