OAKLAND — The Oakland A’s proposal to build a 35,000-seat stadium along the estuary by 2023 could bring with it more than 6,100 jobs, and a $7.3 billion kick to the local economy over its first decade, according to a report commissioned by the A’s.

The ballpark, which still needs land-use approvals, is one of the largest projects in the works in the Bay Area in terms of size, said Jeff Bellisario, director of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, the economic think tank that released the report. Between the baseball park itself, and the proposed office buildings, hotels, apartment complexes, and retail centers and performance venue that will surround it, the 6.6-acre project is estimated to be staffed by 6,119, the report said.

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