Allan Steiner 
Member since Jul 22, 2016


Stats

Favorite Places

  • None.
Find places »

Saved Events

  • Nada.
Find events »

Saved Stories

  • Nope.
Find stories »

Custom Lists

  • Zip.

Friends

  • No friends yet.
Become My Friend Find friends »

Recent Comments

Re: “Rush for Cannabis Business Permits Overwhelms Oakland

Hi there, I'm Allan Steiner, the consultant quoted for this article. One point of clarity I didn't see mentioned in the article:

In cities that don't limit the number of licensees available in their ordinance, licensing is ultimately limited by the availability of real estate in properly zoned areas of the city, so in addition to the up front cost, and the high level of competition, there is a natural limit to the number of business that will get up and operating. While Oakland doesn't require a location in order for an applicant to turn in an application, applications remain "pending" until there is a location associated with the business. An application can be marked pending for a variety of reasons, but location is a big one.

(I believe the city of Oakland uses a word other than "pending", but you get the point)

Allan Steiner
Allan@greenrushconsulting.com
510.479.7327

Posted by Allan Steiner on 03/29/2018 at 2:35 AM

Readers' Favorites

Most Popular Stories


© 2018 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation