Livingston, who formerly served as a military security analyst,says, Â"Long-term, security may effect how office buildings aredesigned. In the short term, it is raising important questionsabout everything from access, parking and building signage tosecure off-site mail rooms, air handling systems and emergencyprocedures.Â"

While Livingston concedes that Orlando is not perceived as alikely terrorist threat, he notes the heavy presence of thedefense, tourism and space industries make understanding securityvery important to his clients. Additionally, he says, since allinsurance premiums will likely go up, real estate professionalsmust advise their clients on ways to maximize security. He believesthat property insurance increases will drive rent prices higher,and for certain companies this may be a deciding factor in whetherto rent or own.

Â"Some companies in the future likely will prefer to dispersetheir back office and backup operations rather than cluster themall in one building or location,Â" Livingston says. Â"For somecompanies, particularly high risk companies, it wonÂ't be asimportant for people to see their logo from the Interstate.Â"

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