The largest city in the East Bay and Alameda County, Oakland is a city filled with diversity, art and culture, with close proximity to San Francisco making the city a great place to live and work. Residents enjoy parks and open outdoor spaces, the waterfront, historic architecture, cheering on the local professional sports teams along with fine dining and entertainment.
Oakland has many burgeoning neighbourhoods like Jack London Square where former factories and warehouses have been turned into lofts and the waterfront boasts incredible dining alongside wineries, brewpubs, and numerous recreational opportunities. Old Town with its beautiful brick buildings evokes a feeling of the east coast while Lakeshore-Upper Grand offers an eclectic mix of architectural styles, shopping and dining options. Multiple other neighbourhoods combine to give Oakland a wonderfully diverse community.
Lake Merritt, in the heart of Oakland, offers a gorgeous setting, beautifully landscaped grounds, a 3.4-mile walking path, sailing and picnic areas. Weekends find area residents and visitors gathered around this welcoming oasis where a true sense of community prevails.
Home to multiple sports teams and a draw for many top businesses Oakland is experiencing a true renaissance and draws people of all ages and from all demographics eager to experience all that Oakland has to offer.
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