• Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts

    27 days ago - By Miami Herald

    As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a...
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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

    27 days 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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  • Amazon splits coveted 'HQ2' between New York and Washington, D.C., area

    27 days ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Amazon.com Inc. will build new offices in New York City and northern Virginia, ending months of jockeying among potential locations across the country vying for a $5-billion investment that promises 50,000 high-paying jobs over almost two decades. Amazon also said it will create more than 5,000...
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  • Bezos vs. the working class: Amazon's new headquarters meets public backlash

    27 days ago - By RT

    Amazon has named New York City and Crystal City, Virginia, as the locations for its second and third headquarters. While the move will bring billions of dollars to these areas, locals fear spiralling rents and displacement.
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  • HQ2: What's in it for New York, Virginia? Amazon lays out some perks

    HQ2: What's in it for New York, Virginia? Amazon lays out some perks

    27 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    After eight years of fraught relations with Seattle, the company laid out a few specific perks for one of its new host cities.
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  • Amazon to split new headquarters between NYC, DC areas

    27 days ago - By Review Journal

    Amazon, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and northern Virginia.
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  • Amazon picks New York City and Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters

    27 days ago - By Reuters

    Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for its $5 billion new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for up to 25,000 people in New York City and close by Washington, D.C.
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  • Amazon confirms Northern Virginia, New York City for new HQs

    27 days ago - By Politico

    Amazon today confirmed that Northern Virginia and New York City won the yearlong bidding competition for the company's new headquarters amid growing criticism the move will further concentrate wealth in America's coastal, urban centers. The e-commerce giant formally announced that Crystal City in Northern Virginia and Long Island City in Queens, New York will share the 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investment that the company dangled as a prize last September. “These two locations will allow us to attract world-class talent that will help us to continue inventing for customers for years to...
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