Welcome from WOCA

West Oakland Works (WOW) is an online platform for sharing resources about business growth, entrepreneurism, employment, and investment opportunities in West Oakland, CA. WOW grew from a need to share more business-to-business “B2B” information, encourage networking and share supply chain local resources as well as employment and training opportunities for residents.

In this photo: Mayor Schaaf, Councilmember McElhaney, Ellen Wyrick-Parkinson, Lauren Westreich

Submit your Story

If you have ideas to submit for Our Stories, submit your YouTube video, link to your website, or short story idea to editor@westoakland.com.

Register Your Business

Register your business with West Oakland Works (WOW) to share with other West Oakland businesses, take advantage of supply chair networks, advertise your services, share your products, and encourage the type of “closed loop” local economy network that so positively benefits the community. For assistance on registering your business go to Our Directory or contact the WOW administrator info@westoaklandworks.com.


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An excellent opportunity to acquire 1699 West Grand Avenue, consisting of two buildings total approx. 161,500sf situated on 4.79 acres. Contact ken.morris@cbre.com or Kathy.kelleher@cbre.com


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