City of Oakland offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day


Growing our local economy in an equitable and sustainable manner is a key vision in the City’s Economic Development Strategy. Companies that value diversity in a world-class urban environment will find Oakland a great fit. Join us as we prosper together and help grow Oakland's economy to achieve the equitable outcomes we all want.

Retaining businesses that already call Oakland home is important to us. Click here to learn about services available for existing Oakland business owners.

Oakland was named among the 15 hottest American cities for 2015 by Business Insider, as well as No. 3 among the best startup cities in America by Popular Mechanics. Click here to see other recent accolades bestowed on Oakland.