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Here is where Amazon could develop its HQ2 in New York and Virginia

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon has revealed the two cities where it will place its second headquarters, which it calls HQ2.
HQ2 will be developed in Long Island City in Queens, New York, and Arlington, Virginia.
In documents attached to the blog post announcing Amazon's decision, a specific set of blocks was highlighted as the area that the company's headquarters could occupy.
Make way. Amazon 's moving in.
The company has officially announced that it will divide its second headquarters, or HQ2, between two locations: Long Island City in Queens, New York, and Arlington, Virginia.
Buried within the copy of the...
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Amazon just unveiled its HQ2 selections, and some locals are furious

Amazon just unveiled its HQ2 selections, and some locals are furious

6 monthes ago   |   By Tech

Amazon has officially named the selections for its second headquarters project, HQ2 .
The company will build offices in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the newly formed National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia .
Some locals are furious about the decision, claiming the new offices will mean increased rental prices, more traffic, and gentrification.
Amazon finally brought the race for HQ2 to a close on Tuesday morning after it selected Long Island City in Queens, New York, and the newly formed National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia.
These two cities will...
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We asked real estate experts where Amazon's HQ2 could go in Long Island City, Queens - here's what they said

We asked real estate experts where Amazon's HQ2 could go in Long Island City, Queens - here's what they said

6 monthes ago   |   By Tech

Amazon has announced that its second headquarters, known as HQ2 , will be split between two locations: the National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia, and Long Island City, Queens .
The company is on the hunt for either an existing building or new development, which will likely span 4 million square feet and cost around $2.5 billion over the next 15 to 17 years.
Business Insider caught up with a few real estate experts, who shared their predictions for the future headquarters.
The wait is over: Amazon has officially announced the winners of its search for a second North American...
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It's Official: Long Island City, Northern VA Will Split Amazon HQ2

It's Official: Long Island City, Northern VA Will Split Amazon HQ2

6 monthes ago   |   By PC Mag

Amazon announced it will bring 25,000 jobs apiece to new headquarters in LIC outside of New York City and the Arlington, Virginia/Crystal City suburb of Washington, DC. A new operations center will also open in Nashville, TN.
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The losers of Amazon's HQ2 contest have been revealed - but some locals are rejoicing

The losers of Amazon's HQ2 contest have been revealed - but some locals are rejoicing

6 monthes ago   |   By Tech

Amazon has officially crowned the winners of its second headquarters project, HQ2 .
The company will build offices in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the newly formed National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia.
18 shortlisted cites lost out on the bid, but some locals are celebrating the news as a major victory.
After a year-long search, Amazon has finally announced where its new headquarters will be located.
In a blog post on Tuesday , the e-commerce giant crowned two winners for its HQ2: Long Island City in Queens, New York, and the newly formed National...
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Nashville didn't land a HQ2 location - here's how it still came out a winner in Amazon's competition

Nashville didn't land a HQ2 location - here's how it still came out a winner in Amazon's competition

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Nashville just emerged a winner from Amazon 's drawn-out HQ2 competition.
The capital of Tennessee didn't land an HQ2 location like Arlington, Virginia , and Long Island City, New York.
But Nashville will be the location of a new Amazon operations hub that is set to bring about 5,000 new jobs.
Nashville didn't snag one of Amazon's two new HQ2 locations. Arlington, Virginia, and Long Island City, New York, came out on top in that regard, according to Amazon's official announcement today.
But the Tennessee capital will be the location of Amazon's new "Center of Excellence for its...
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'We were not elected to serve as Amazon drones': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other NYC politicians voice outrage about Amazon HQ2's move to Long Island City

'We were not elected to serve as Amazon drones': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other NYC politicians voice outrage about Amazon HQ2's move to Long Island City

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

New York City politicians, including Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, sharply criticized Amazon's Tuesday announcement that it will build one of its new HQ2 campuses in Long Island City, Queens.
They cited the billions of dollars in tax incentives New York state has offered the company and warned that local residents would be negatively impacted by increased pressure on housing prices and infrastructure.
"Offering massive corporate welfare from scarce public resources to one of the wealthiest corporations in the world at a time of great need in our state is just wrong," two...
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