Amazon snags more Bay Area real estate, this time in Oakland


Amazon’s land grabs throughout the Bay Area continue apace, this time with a massive industrial lease in Oakland.  

As first reported by real estate news site The Real Deal, Amazon has signed a 10-year lease for a warehouse on Coliseum Way, just a mile away from the San Leandro Bay. 

The warehouse is a 336,680-square-foot structure, an Amazon spokesperson told SFGATE on Tuesday. The spokesperson also confirmed that the space will enable the shopping titan to strengthen the presence of Amazon Logistics, its delivery service, in the Bay Area. Its proximity to public transit and freeways is also desirable, the spokesperson added.

The warehouse is slated to launch by the end of November, the spokesperson added, but did not confirm hiring numbers.

The news of this lease comes as Amazon is set to formally propose construction of a…

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