Novato is a strategically placed business market with highway and rail transit – whether your business is looking for a qualified, educated workforce, a range of business-to-business synergies, or a customer base that helps any business thrive.
Employers will find an educated workforce in Novato that can help their business grow, with a college-educated population across a range of business sectors. Novato pulls its workforce from nearby top-tier institutions including U.C. Berkeley, Sonoma State University, U.C. San Francisco and the College of Marin. Novato’s elementary and high schools are committed to preparing the next generation of scientists and technologists, with an emphasis on STEM programs and pathways to higher education.
Novato is anchored by a large industrial and manufacturing business park, bio-tech and life sciences, and a concentration of financial services that creates a unique environment for businesses seeking an advantageous location.
Over one-third of Novato residents over the age of 25 have college degrees, a rate 13% higher than the national average.
Novato is a logistical hub for the greater San Francisco Bay Area at the intersection of U.S. Highway 101 and California 37, and with 3 stops on the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) train corridor, connecting easily to Napa, Sonoma, Solano, and San Francisco.