Safety An Issue For Developers In Northern Virginia

Companies are touting a variety of safety features to lure contracts and offices into the area.

"Developers expect more demand for office space in pockets of Northern Virginia, especially Westfields, as agencies and contractors hunt for sturdier walls, unbreakable glass and buildings set far enough back from the road to deter attacks. Westfields, an office park of about 1,000 acres, also houses the National Reconnaissance Office, the top-secret agency that designs, builds and operates the nation's reconnaissance satellites."

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