The Alamedan: Mayor offers rosy State of the City, February 20, 2013


The conversion of Alameda Point is moving along and the city is doing its best to convince employers to move here, Mayor Marie Gilmore said Tuesday night.

Gilmore’s assessment came during a State of the City address to the City Council and the audience at City Hall and those watching from home.

The mayor touted the city’s shopping districts including Park Street and Alameda South Shore Center, its good restaurants and local employers including the St. George Spirits distillery on the former Alameda Naval Air Station property.

City officials hosted representatives of Governor Jerry Brown’s Office of Economic Development last week, selling Alameda Point as a good place to do business, Gilmore said.