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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Bel Marin Keys Industrial Park: Biotech/ Life Sciences User Study

December 2016: The Bel Marin Keys Industrial Park was created in 1978 when a Master and Precise Development Plan was adopted by Novato City Council. With a significant presence of biotech and life science enterprises located within the Plan area, there is a need for change to respond to contemporary facility needs. 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

Encouraging Economic Development

Business growth is essential for a strong economy, and local resources to make it possible are one of the North Bay’s secrets to success. 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.