• Amazon has announced its locations for HQ2, but a walk through Seattle made me think any city should be wary of hosting the tech giant

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon has announced that its second headquarters, HQ2, will be split between Queens, New York, and Arlington, Virginia .
    Its outsized impact on its home city, Seattle, shows the danger of a city being too dependent on a single company, an issue New York and Arlington will face in the coming decades.
    During a visit to Seattle's 'Amazonia' neighborhood, it became apparent just how radically the company has changed the city, for both better and worse.
    After nearly a year of deliberation, Amazon has announced where it will build its second headquarters, dubbed HQ2.
    Instead of choosing one...
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  • It's official: Amazon picks New York, Virginia for new HQ

    It's official: Amazon picks New York, Virginia for new HQ

    1 month ago - By WGN TV

    NEW YORK - The Latest on Amazon's second headquarters :
    10:15 a.m.
    Amazon has confirmed that it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia.
    Its New York location will be in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, while its Arlington offices will be located in an area called National Landing. Each site will get 25,000 jobs.
    In addition, the online retailer said it will open an operations hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 jobs.
    The decision ends an intense competition between North American cities to win Amazon and its promise of...
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  • The Latest: Amazon picks New York, Virginia for HQ

    1 month ago - By Miami Herald

    The Latest on Amazon's second headquarters : 10:15 a.m. Amazon has confirmed that it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia....
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  • Amazon didn't choose Chicago for HQ2. Now what?

    1 month ago - By Chicago Tribune

    Amazon will split its second headquarters between New York's Long Island City and Crystal City in northern Virginia, the e-commerce giant said Tuesday, ending Chicago's hopes of adding a highly coveted corporate name and thousands of high-paying jobs to the city's burgeoning tech sector. The decision...
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  • It's official: Amazon says Northern Virginia, New York, will get headquarters expansion

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    The company's headquarters expansion will be in Arlington County, Virginia and the Long Island City neighborhood of New York, and Nashville will get a 5,000 person satellite office.
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  • Amazon officially announces its HQ2 will be split between New York and Virginia

    Amazon officially announces its HQ2 will be split between New York and Virginia

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon has officially announced that it will split its second headquarters project, which it calls HQ2 , in two.
    The winning cities are the Long Island City section of Queens, New York, and the National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia.
    It follows nearly a year of speculation by business leaders, local leaders, and the general public.
    The Washington, DC, metro area was long seen as the front-runner for the contest, but New York is something of a surprise.
    Amazon has finally, officially made a decision.
    The company announced it will split its second headquarters project, which it calls...
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  • Amazon splits HQ2 prize between Northern Virginia and New York

    1 month ago - By Chicago Tribune

    Amazon will open major new outposts in northern Virginia's Crystal City and in New York City, splitting its much-sought investment of up to 50,000 jobs between the two East Coast sites, according to people close to the decision-making process. An announcement could come early as Tuesday, according...
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  • Will Amazon's new NYC headquarters tempt Lehigh Valley locals into the world's worst commute?

    1 month ago - By The Morning Call

    The Associated Press reports that Amazon plans split its new headquarters between Crystal City in Virginia and Long Island City, N.Y., which is just across the East River from Manhattan. According to 2015 data from the Census Bureau's Center for Economic Studies, nearly 3,300 Lehigh Valley residents...
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  • Report: Amazon chooses N.Y. and Va. for new headquarters

    1 month ago - By AJC

    Amazon is expected to announce as soon as Tuesday that it will split its proposed second headquarters between the New York and Washington D.C. metro areas, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The news would be a blow to hopes of boosters in Atlanta and Georgia.
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  • Amazon Picks Northern Va. and NYC for New Headquarters

    1 month ago - By Politicus USA

    Amazon's second headquarters - called HQ2 - will be in Northern Virginia's Crystal City and in New York City, The Washington Post reported last night. The company is expected to announce today that it is splitting its additional HQ location that will create up to 50,000 jobs, between the two East Coast major cities. The...
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  • Amazon to split second headquarters between New York, Virginia

    1 month ago - By ABC

    Amazon's second headquarters will be split between Long Island City in Queens and Arlington County, Virginia's Crystal City, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
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  • Amazon HQ2 'to be split over New York and Crystal City, Virginia'

    1 month ago - By Al Jazeera

    Online retail giant reportedly plans to hire up to 500,000 employees and spend $5bn on second headquarters locations.
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  • Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia

    1 month ago - By Miami Herald

    Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia, according to a person familiar with the plans. The online retailer...
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  • Amazon Is Splitting HQ2 Between These 2 East Coast Cities

    1 month ago - By Time

    RICHMOND, Va. - A person familiar with the plans says Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia.
    The online retailer is expected to make an official announcement later Tuesday. The person was not authorized to speak publicly ahead of that announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity.
    The decision will end an intense competition between North American cities to win Amazon and its promise of 50,000 new jobs. Some locations tried to stand out with stunts, but Amazon made clear that it really wanted incentives, like...
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  • AP: Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia

    1 month ago - By The Morning Call

    RICHMOND, Va. - A person familiar with the plans say Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia. The online retailer is expected to make an official announcement later Tuesday. The person was not authorized to speak...
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