Northern Waterfront Economic Development Initiative

The Northern Waterfront Economic Development Initiative is a regional cluster-based economic development strategy with a goal of creating 18,000 new jobs by 2035. The Initiative leverages existing competitive advantages and assets by focusing on advanced manufacturing sub-sectors in five targeted clusters (advanced transportation fuels, bio-tech/bio-medical, diverse manufacturing, food processing, and clean tech).

Video: East Contra Costa County Economic Development Summit - 10/20/2017
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News and Upcoming Events

Best Practice

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute identified the North Waterfront Initiative as a Best Practice in their Roadmap for Economic Resilience: Bay Area Regional Economic Strategy. 

Grant Award 

U.S EPA announces Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) grant to Northern Waterfront organization. Future Build, located in Pittsburg, received the grant to expand their existing 16-week pre-apprenticeship construction program to incorporate environmental training in hazardous waste cleanup and management, as well as solar panel installation.
Press Release

Board of Supervisors Northern Waterfront Ad Hoc Committee


Supervisor Federal D. Glover
Supervisor Diane Burgis


June 8, 2017
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April 11, 2017


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March 2, 2016
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January 7, 2016
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May 13, 2015
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October 30, 2014
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