Big real estate projects don’t always benefit locals. Community benefits agreements, like the one being negotiated for the Waterfront Ballpark project, are meant to address this problem.
Major League Baseball and the Oakland A’s say the team will consider leaving the city if it doesn’t get a waterfront stadium. Here’s what to keep an eye on next.
The city has to decide whether to build the A’s proposed stadium in West Oakland. There’s far more at stake than just baseball.
And what we’ll lose when it’s gone.