Move Over, Boston and San Francisco? Seattle Tops List of Fastest Growing Biotech Hubs for Job Opportunities — Report


According to a new JLL report titled, “Life Sciences Emerging Markets Index: Poised for a paradigm shift,” Seattle is the fastest growing area for life science jobs in the country. The report, which looks at biotech hubs’ momentum and potential to attract top talent, notes that Seattle life science positions grew 3.1% in the last five years compared to five years prior to that.

The report authors write that, “Though Boston, San Francisco, and San Diego will always occupy a vaulted place within the life sciences pantheon, the incredible dynamism of the industry is jump-starting new markets that are of growing interest to life sciences investors and companies alike thanks to their lifestyle, cost of living, and demographic advantages.”