When A Panic Room Is No Longer Enough: The ‘Billionaire Bunkers’ In America With Recognition Software, Hidden Passageways And Enough Provisions To Sustain Families For Three Generations
” Wealthy families across the country are shelling out millions to protect their loved ones from intruders, natural disasters or the apocalypse as home security goes increasingly sci-fi.
Companies that provide concerned homeowners with futuristic gadgets – and a priceless peace of mind – have revealed the growing demand of costly bunkers, passageways, panic rooms and recognition software.
Chris Pollack – president of Pollack+Partners, a design and construction adviser in Purchase, New York – told Forbes that, while security has always been important for the wealthiest clients, the spending on home security has noticeably grown in the past five years.
And the options available on the market are like something from a Bond film.”
This is a fast growing market with the wealthy paying big dollars to protect and preserve their loved ones . It is a disturbing commentary on the times that we live in .
The possibilities are endless and limited only be imagination and budget , however , if you are clever enough and handy even the average craftsman could produce a hidden space in their home . As much as big budgets can make the spaces luxurious , simple ingenuity and time can make for a safe retreat of your own on a limited budget .