(Last Updated On: June 3, 2019)

Greg McConnell Of Oakland Jobs And Housing Coalition On OBOT

ONN – Greg McConnell Of Jobs And Hoing Coalition On Bulk and Oversized Terminal ()

Greg McConnell is the executive director of the Jobs And Hoing Coalition ( The Jobs And Hoing Coalition is described this way online: “Jobs and Hoing Coalition (JHC) is a non-profit corporation consisting of senior executives of major companies in , California. JHC works to create better jobs, quality hoing, great retail, and new commerce to help realize all of its potential and make it a great place to live, work, and play.”

McConnell explained that the way the organization started was “way back when (then Mayor now former California Governor) Jerry Brown had the 10k plan to build to bring the hoing for 10,000 hoing units for them and there were
jt at that time a few guys like Mike Ghielmetti (of Signature Properties) and John Protopappas (of Madison Park Financial) who were really committed and trted that is a good place to invest. So we brought them together and said look you need to work as a group, otherwise the opposition will (politically) pick you off, one by one.”

His organization is a major proponent of the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, or “.”

In this 39 minutes Zennie62 YouTube Livestream interview, McConnell tells ’s why the Bulk and Oversized Terminal is important in the development of basic jobs in . He also talks about how – and ’s politics and economics and economic development – has changed.

Greg McConnell Talks And City Of Falsehoods

McConnell also discses many of the myths and falsehoods that have been attached to the Bulk and Oversized Terminal project, which is part of the Army Base Restoration Redevelopment that Developer won the right to do in 2009. One of those falsehoods is that didn’t know that by “multi-commodity,” it meant that would be carry iron ore, sulphur, and coal – especially coal. Indeed, did know this, and as far back at 2009, not 2015.

Overall, McConnell, a long-time binessman, gives a unique view of how ’s changed with respect to biness and economic development, and in the process, formed a void of basic jobs that was created in the rh to build a tech indtry. McConnell believes is a major key to bringing back that much needed set of basic jobs to .

Stay tuned.

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