Hinting at potentially more growth of the local intelligence community, the man who is overseeing the relocation of more than 800 Defense Intelligence Agency employees to Albemarle County said he expects the transition to be completed by March.
â€œThe largest single group of DIA people outside of the Washington metropolitan area will soon be in Charlottesville,â€ said Phil Roberts, chief of field support for Rivanna Station and a 29-year agency veteran.
I’d wager that about half of those moving here for DIA purchased homes. I’d love to know the real percentage.
– NGIC and DIA coming to Charlottesville – October 2009
– NGIC and DIA – Who’s Moving Here? – November 2010