Oakland CA Moving Companies

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A1A Movers LLC
Oakland CA movers, When it comes to residential moving, nobody does it faster and with more care than our dedicated residential teams. Our well trained, and well...

US DOT: 2821065

Intra: IM2642

MC: 940714

A1A Movers LLC

National Van Lines Inc.
For over 90 years, National Van Lines has helped over 1 million families pack, store and move their most precious household items. Whether you...

US DOT: 76628

MC: 42866

National Van Lines Inc.

People Movers
Since 2007, People Movers have moved thousands of families across the country. New places may be exhilarating, but moving is simply stressful, hard...

US DOT: 3078650

MC: 65379

People Movers

Full Nation Moving LLC
In Full Nation Moving, we understand the importance and urgency of relocation, how special it is for our customers and we do our best to add to the...

US DOT: 3491549

MC: 1149313

Full Nation Moving LLC

Premier Van Lines International
Oakland relocation quotes, Founded in 1992, Premier Van Lines International is one of Americas leading relocation companies which specialize in international moves. We are...

US DOT: 3662762

MC: 1266993

Premier Van Lines International

Koa Moving & Storage LLC
With 19 years of experience in the moving industry, we at Koa Moving and Storage comprehend how stressful moving can be. Our priority is to...

US DOT: 3392256

Intra: 2433-C

MC: 1093117

Koa Moving & Storage LLC

Upline Moving
Moving companies Oakland California, If you are looking for first-class, full-service California Movers, Upline Moving will provide you with the best relocation package that California...

US DOT: 1881933

Intra: 0191033

MC: 678648

Upline Moving

Zapt Movers
Zapt Movers is a licensed and insured business. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of service possible and to continue solidifying our...

Intra: 0192235

Zapt Movers

Art of Moving, LLC
We are a cheerful hard-working moving men with a positive can-do attitude! From our long experience in helping folks move, we've accumulated lots of...

Intra: 0192185

Art of Moving, LLC

Pink Elephants on the Move, Inc.
Our founders built this business on first-class customer care and fair pricing. Offering years of experience in the moving industry, our...

Intra: 0192122

Pink Elephants on the Move, Inc.

U-Pack Moving
ABF U-Pack Moving was launched nationwide on October 1, 1997 by ABF Freight System, Inc. U-Pack has become an extremely popular choice for...

US DOT: 82866

MC: 29910

U-Pack Moving

Move Happy
Leading the way with innovation in the moving industry, we're fully equipped to relocate you and everything else under the sun.

US DOT: 2227518

MC: 403020

Move Happy

Quantum Moving
Oakland California movers, Formed in Martinez, CA in 2018, Quantum Moving is a premier family-owned and operated moving company in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our owners have...

Intra: 0191810

Quantum Moving

Clutter
Clutter services same-day local moves in most major cities in California, the Northeastern United States, Chicago, and Seattle. We also offer...

Intra: 0191122

Clutter

Colonial Van Lines Inc.
Oakland, When you hire a long-distance moving company, you want to rest assured that the team you’ve chosen has the skills and convictions you need to trust...

US DOT: 1434373

MC: 681534

Colonial Van Lines Inc.

Oakland, California

Located in beautiful Northern California, the city of Oakland offers a charming mix of attractive hillside neighborhoods, diverse architecture, unparalleled bay views and more parks and open space per capita than any other city in the Bay Area. Oakland’s diverse population, hip arts scene, moderate climate, bustling nightlife and varied job market make the city an ideal destination for anyone considering relocating to Oakland.

History:
Settlement and development occurred in the city following California being conquered by the U.S. during the Mexican-American War. The California state legislature incorporated the town of Oakland on in 1852. The town quickly grew with the railroads, becoming a main rail station in the late 1860s and 1870s. Oakland's rise to industrial prominence and need for a seaport led to the digging of a shipping and tidal channel in 1902. In 1906, the city’s population doubled with refugees made homeless after the San Francisco earthquake fleeing to Oakland. By 1920, Oakland was the home of several manufacturing industries, including metals, canneries, bakeries and shipbuilding. Oakland grew significantly during the 1920s. And during World War II, the East Bay Area was home to numerous war-related industries. The war attracted large numbers of laborers from around the country, many of whom were African Americans from the western South, who enjoyed great prosperity during the war years. Soon after the war, the shipbuilding and automobile industries disappeared, as did the jobs that came with it. Many who came to the city did not leave, while many of the city's wealthy residents left the city to move into newly developing suburbs. Nonetheless, by the late 1960s, Oakland, which had been quite prosperous before the war, found itself with a population that was increasingly poor. Today, Oakland is a bustling city proud of its diverse population, rich culture and stable economy.

Economy:
Located in Alameda County, the city's leading industries include business and health care services, transportation, food processing, government, arts, culture and entertainment. The Port of Oakland is one of the busiest ports in the world for container ships, and it provides nearly 200,000 jobs related to the movement of cargo through Oakland marine terminals. Oakland's principal imports include auto parts, computer equipment, wearing apparel, items made of plastic, processed fruits and vegetables and lumber products. Approximately 13 percent of Oakland's workforce is employed in the wholesale and retail trade. The city has hundreds of manufacturing plants employing nearly nine percent of the city's workers. In the mid-2000s, Oakland benefited from a sturdy and diverse business environment. Among its major corporations were Kaiser Permanente, Clorox, Cost Plus, Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream and APL Limited. According to the Landauer Realty Group, out of the 60 largest office markets in the U.S., Oakland was expected to have the strongest market in coming years.

Tourism:
Head over to the Oakland Museum of California, which brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof. Next, experience the natural beauty of Oakland’s waterfront jewel, Jack London Square, where you will enjoy inventive dining opportunities open lawns, picturesque piers and sunny walking paths. For the sports fan, the city of Oakland is home to a NBA basketball team, a NFL football team and a major league baseball team. When there are no home games in the city, head over to the Oakland Zoo. A non-profit organization, managed by the East Bay Zoological Society, the Oakland Zoo offers a collection of exhibits and attractions to keep the family entertained throughout the day.

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Interesting Facts:

  • Lake Merritt was the first official wildlife refuge in the United States.
  • Oakland makes more sourdough bread than any other city in the world.
  • Author Jack London, who wrote "The Call of the Wild," once ran for mayor of Oakland on the Socialist ticket.

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