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Uber is drastically scaling back its plans to expand into Oakland

Uber's expansion into Oakland is being massively curtailed as the company opts to buy more property in San Francisco instead. When the company announced in 2015 that it was building an extension of its headquarters in Oakland, the ride-hailing company promised that between 2,000 and 3,000 employees would be based in the Sears building it pledged to rehabilitate. Going forward, Uber now only plans to install a few hundred employees, Uber's head of global workplace Adony Beniares told the San Francisco Business Times.
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