Bankers share what makes a good life sciences real estate opportunity in ‘Biotech Bay’

Strong growth has made the San Francisco Bay Area one of the largest life sciences markets in the U.S. South San Francisco, the “birthplace of biotechnology,” is the home of industry giant Genentech Inc. and the largest biotech cluster in the world.

The Bay Area also has a premier life sciences workforce, drawing from the University of California San Francisco, Stanford University and other world-class academic institutions. In addition, 5 million square feet of new R&D space recently has been…