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.
Why not have it all?

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Economic Profile of the City of Novato 2016

This 34-page report explores how Novato continues to grow as a community and as a city economy. Home to over 54,000 residents working at over 28,000 jobs, Novato businesses employ over 24,000 people. Read more >

Degree Holders

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

Office Costs

Office space costs 33% less than in San Francisco

Latest stats show North Bay is more affordable

Home Costs

Median home prices cost 40% less than in San Francisco

Life Science Salaries

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

NBLSA Counties Are Poised to Help Life Science Employees and Scientists Find Jobs

In this 8-page overview of the recently published “Economic Profile of the City of Novato 2016,” NBLSA highlights the positive impacts Novato’s economy has had on life sciences job growth, housing and the future. Read more >

Discover the North Bay

What makes the North Bay the perfect location for life science success? Meet Chris Stewart and Robert Eyler from the North Bay Life Science Alliance, and discover our region’s growing cluster of biotech success. Watch the video to find out more.