MERRIFIELD, VA—Inova Health Systems, NorthernVirginia's largest health care provider, is reportedly inacquisition talks with Exxon Mobil about the oilcompany's 117-acre campus here.


The discussions, which are in the early stages, are centered onmaking a new home for Inova's Translational Medicine Institute,according to the Washington Business Journal. Another source toldthe newspaper that Inova could also relocate its cancer center tothe property that is located off the Capital Beltway at Route 50and across the street from Inova Fairfax Hospital.


Exxon Mobil intends to leave the campus in late 2015, movingmany of the Fairfax County jobs to Houston. Spokesmen for bothInova and Exxon Mobil refused comment on the talks concerning theMerrifield campus.


“They've been going back and forth and back and forth,” says onesource. “The initial offer was an insult to Exxon. But now (Inova)is the only one that they're focused on. They're not talking toanybody else.” See story in the Washington Business Journal.

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John Jordan

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