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Emeryville is set to become a leading life science hub in the nation. With proximity to San Francisco and Silicon Valley, which have a low vacancy rate of 5.7%, Emeryville is attracting biotech and life science companies looking for quality, available space. More than 150 biotech companies are already located in Emeryville, including Novartis, Bayer Healthcare, Amyris and Zymergen.

“Emeryville provides phenomenal access to talent, capital and research and development centers,” Darren Hollak, director at Newmark and an expert on the market, tells GlobeSt.com. “In particular, UC Berkeley has established itself as one of the leading centers for biotechnology and offers multiple incubator programs, which has fostered the group of more than 150 life science companies that call Emeryville home. Additionally, the rapid growth of innovators has created an ecosystem for new companies to flourish and grow.”

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on GlobeSt.com and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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