From its strategic waterfront position, the Emeryville business center is located in the center of the Bay Area, offering easy access to Oakland, San Francisco, Marin County, and Alameda via the nearby I-580 and the key I-80 interstate. The high-rise building is one of four in the Watergate Office Complex and is 16 stories high, offering expansive views from many of its workspaces including of San Francisco Bay and the East Bay hills. The building provides visitors with an excellent first impression with its curved glass planes and aluminum panels and striking lobby. Leading companies in many hi-tech fields are prominent among the business center's neighbors and include software, computer technology, IT market research, digital mapping, biotechs and pharmaceutical firms. Amtrak commuter trains and buses serve this business-friendly city and Oakland International Airport is about a 30-minute drive south of the business center. the business center is also in close proximity to UC Berkeley.