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Howard Terminal and Coliseum Sites Now Officially on Negotiating Table

The Oakland (CA) City Council this week approved an “exclusive negotiating agreement” with the Oakland A’s, allowing the two to begin talks about constructing a ballpark at the Coliseum, the team’s home for 50 years.  The A’s now have the blessing to study both the Coliseum and Howard Terminal in their quest to build a new ballpark in Oakland.  Read more here.

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Commissioners Vote to Enter Exclusive Negotiations with A’s for Howard Terminal Site

Port of Oakland commissioners on Thursday voted 6-0, with one member absent, to enter into exclusive negotiations with the Oakland A’s — a yearlong adventure where the only guarantee right now is the two sides agree to talk about Howard Terminal as a location for a new ballpark.  Read more here.

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Vote to Advance Negotiations for Proposed Howard Terminal Ballpark Site Expected Thursday

Port of Oakland commissioners this week will vote on whether to enter into exclusive negotiations with the Oakland A’s to build a stadium at Howard Terminal, the first step in a yearlong review of the property.  Read more here.

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A’s Float Gondola System to Transport Fans to Games

The Oakland A’s are exploring using a gondola ski lift to transport fans from downtown to the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal, where the team is thinking of building a new ballpark.  Read more here and here.

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Rising Sea Levels an Issue for Howard Terminal Site?

The Howard Terminal is still getting a strong look for a location for the new Oakland A’s ballpark, but Team President Dave Kaval reportedly mentioned twice on Saturday that rising sea levels (and transportation concerns) would have to be taken into consideration as site analysis continues.  Read more here.

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MLB Commissioner Comments on A’s Howard Terminal Option,

During his news conference at Tuesday’s Cactus League Media Day, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred had high praise for his recent visit to Oakland for a tour of the Howard Terminal site near Jack London Square.  Read more here.

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A’s Majority Owner Receptive to Howard Terminal Site for New Ballpark?

Oakland A's LogoOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s push for a possible ballpark at Howard Terminal north of Jack London Square hasn’t won over A’s managing partner Lew Wolff.  On the other hand, we’re told the mayor is getting a more receptive ear from the person whose voice counts most — the team’s majority stakeholder, John Fisher.  Read more here.

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