Gearing up: BlackHawk expands into new headquarters
Much of Blackhawk's growth has been fueled by homeland security demands since Sept. 11, 2001
By JON W. GLASS
NORFOLK, Va. — The four-story office building rises from the ground like a fortress, with two stone pillars resembling a military battlement and an arched roof bringing to mind a parachute canopy.
For Mike Noell, a former Navy SEAL, the structure symbolizes a rock-solid military positioning. The muscular architecture also makes a statement about the strength of Noell's company, BlackHawk Products Group.