• Amazon is building a second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia - here's a look at CEO Jeff Bezos' nearby mansion, which is undergoing $12 million in renovations

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon announced on Tuesday that it will split its second headquarters project, which it calls HQ2 , in two with locations in Queens, New York, and Arlington, Virginia .
    J eff Bezos bought a residential property in the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington, DC, for $23 million in 2016.
    The two structures on the property have nearly 27,000 square feet of living space - it's the largest home in Washington, DC.
    Bezos is said to be spending $12 million to renovate the homes and the surrounding property.
    The new mansion will have a ballroom, a whiskey cellar, elevators, a garden room, 11...
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  • Amazon Selects New York City and Arlington, Va., as Its HQ2 Cities

    Amazon Selects New York City and Arlington, Va., as Its HQ2 Cities

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Amazon announced it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for new headquarters, with hiring at both locations beginning in 2019.
    Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters.
    In addition, it selects Nashville as new Operations Center of Excellence with more than 5,000 jobs. The new Washington, D.C., metro headquarters in Arlington will be located in National Landing.
    Amazon will receive performance-based direct incentives of $573 million based on the company creating 25,000 jobs with an average wage of over...
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  • Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    NEW YORK - 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. Each will get 25,000 jobs. In addition, the online retailer said it will open an operations hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 jobs.
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  • Arlington, Virginia, lured in Amazon with promises of a helipad and a cash grant of up to $550 million

    Arlington, Virginia, lured in Amazon with promises of a helipad and a cash grant of up to $550 million

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon has officially announced that it will split its long-awaited HQ2 between Arlington, Virginia and Long Island City, New York.
    Arlington, Virginia, has long been touted as a frontrunner in Amazon's contest.
    In its proposal, Arlington promised the tech giant everything from a helipad to up to $550 million in cash grants.
    It's official. Arlington, Virginia, is one of the three spots that won out in Amazon's much-hyped HQ2 contest.
    The National Landing area of Arlington will be splitting HQ2 with Long Island City, New York, while a new location in Nashville, Tennessee, will function as...
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  • Amazon finally explains why it's cutting its second headquarters in half

    Amazon finally explains why it's cutting its second headquarters in half

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon said Tuesday that it's splitting its second headquarters, known as HQ2 , between Virginia and New York.
    The company had originally said it would select one city for its new headquarters.
    Amazon changed course and decided to split the campuses to gain greater access to talent, the company said.
    Amazon said Tuesday that it will split its second headquarters between two cities: Arlington, Virginia, and Long Island City in Queens, New York.
    When Amazon launched its headquarters search more than a year ago, the company promised a $5 billion investment and 50,000 new jobs to the winning...
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  • Amazon Selects New York City and Arlington, Va., as Its HQ2 Cities

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Amazon announced it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for new headquarters, with hiring at both locations beginning in 2019.
    Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters.
    In addition, it selects Nashville as new Operations Center of Excellence with more than 5,000 jobs. The new Washington, D.C., metro headquarters in Arlington will be located in National Landing.
    Amazon will receive performance-based direct incentives of $573 million based on the company creating 25,000 jobs with an average wage of over...
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  • Amazon selects New York, Virginia over Philly for new HQ; Mayor Kenney responds

    1 month ago - By ABC

    Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Arlington in northern Virginia.
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