Oakland Loft District Lands Major Software Company

Posted by Ken Fox on Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 at 12:00am.

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Software maker Navis just landed the last of the office space in the new, 170,000 square feet Jack London Square Market, establishing the neighborhood as an employment hub as well as one of Oakland's premier loft and restaurant districts. 

According to an article in the San Francisco Business Times, Navis is a maker of logistics software will occupy 35,000 square feet on the fifth and sixth floors with over 150 employees.   The market building also houses the headquarters for law firm Kazan, McClain, Abrams, Lyons, Greenwood, and Harley, as well as solar-panel leasing company, Sungevity,  and Haven, a new eatery  by local restaurateur, Daniel Patterson.  The first two levels will be culinary-related vendors similar to the Ferry Building on the Embarcadero in San Francisco.

With all the recent exciting news about the waterfront Jack London/Warehouse District, historically-low interest rates, and increasing mortgage options, now is the time to explore loft options in the area: 428 Alice, The Ellington, New Market Lofts, Phoenix Lofts, Portico, Tower Lofts, The Sierra, Brickhouse Lofts, and 200 2nd Street.  Also, check out my previous post on past market info for the area.

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