San Francisco, CA – The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) today presented the Southern Bayfront strategy, an ongoing collaboration by City departments to achieve a coordinated set of community and City-wide public benefits from proposed large-scale development projects in the southeastern part of the City.
San Francisco, CA– The San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) announced the selection of the California Historical Society (CHS) as the chosen entity from the recently-completed Old Mint Request for Proposals (RFP) process. The RFP was designed to identify a lead partner for the Old Mint Restoration Project – the City’s efforts to renovate the 140-year old structure and restore it as a publicly-accessible cultural facility. In collaboration with CHS, the City will develop a comprehensive reuse proposal for the City-owned National Historic Landma
San Francisco, CA—The San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development in partnership with the San Francisco Center for Economic Development today announced an inaugural economic development mission to Brazil and Panama. The mission is part of LatinSF, a public private partnership launched in Mexico in 2014 to promote economic development and investment between San Francisco and Latin America. The mission is being led by Mayor Edwin M. Lee from March 12 – 19 and includes visits to Panama City in Panama and São Paolo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
San Francisco, CA–Today the Office of Economic and Workforce Development and Activate SF announced the first of many temporary activation events at the United States Old Mint, a Cityowned National Historic Landmark building located at 88 Fifth Street. In the days leading up to Super Bowl 50, Nike Football will host the Nike + The Opening experience and transform the Old Mint into a public space for athletes and visitors alike beginning Thursday, February 4.
San Francisco, CA—Today, the Office of Economic and Workforce Development and President of the Board of Supervisors London Breed announced the release of a Request for Information (RFI) to invite interest in the purchase and repurposing of the commercial portions of the former Fillmore Jazz Club, formally known as the Fillmore Heritage Center, located at the corner of Fillmore and Eddy Streets in the Western Addition neighborhood of San Francisco. The announcement also includes interim plans to activate the Fillmore Heritage Center with community programming.
San Francisco, CA — The Office of Economic and Workforce Development launched a Brewery Starter Kit to support the growing craft beer movement in San Francisco. The starter kit comes as the 8th Annual Beer celebration kicks off. The kit is a step-by-step guide for small businesses that want to start in San Francisco. It can be viewed and downloaded on the award winning online San Francisco Business Portal, the City’s ultimate resource on how to start, run, and grow a business.