A highly qualified workforce. Research and manufacturing infrastructure. Nearby academic institutions. Financial incentives. And, most of all, an astounding way of life. The North Bay is the affordable alternative to other Bay Area locations.
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BioMarin Joins the NASDAQ-100 Index

San Rafael-based BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) announced that it will become a component of the NASDAQ-100 Index® (NASDAQ:NDX), the NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index (NASDAQ:NDXE) and the NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Index (NASDAQ:NDXX) prior to market open on Monday, July 27, 2015. The NASDAQ-100 Index is composed of the 100 largest non-financial stocks listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market based on market capitalization. “We are proud to become a member of such a prestigious group […]

Degree Holders
54%

The percentage of Marin County residents holding a bachelor's degree or higher

Office Costs
38%

Office space costs 38% less than in San Francisco

Latest stats show North Bay is more affordable

Home Costs
38%

Median home prices cost 38% less than in San Francisco

Life Science Salaries
44%

Salaries in the North Bay are up to 44% less expensive than San Francisco

BioMarin Provides Update on Breast Cancer Treatment

BioMarin Pharma announced an update on clinical studies of its poly ADP-ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, a potential treatment for advanced and/or metastatic breast cancer. The ABRAZO Phase 2 trial has met the protocol-specified threshold for documented tumor reduction, which requires that that a minimum of five responses per cohort, of up to 35 patients, be observed in order to expand the study. Having met the minimum of five responses, study enrollment may double [...]