• Amazon East HQ: Incentives from, benefits for, chosen cities

    26 days ago - By Chron

    Amazon could get more than $2 billion in tax breaks and other incentives as part of its deals to open up two new offices with more than 25,000 new jobs at each location. New York City and Arlington, Virginia, will be home to two new nerve centers, which are being called the second and third headquarters for the Seattle company. Nashville, Tennessee, was named as an operations hub. Following are some of the perks Amazon says it will get, along with the perks for the cities.
    NEW YORK CITY - Long Island City
    Incentives offered to Amazon:
    - Performance-based direct incentives of $1.525...
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  • Amazon is getting massively different tax breaks from New York and Virginia

    Amazon is getting massively different tax breaks from New York and Virginia

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon has made its decision on HQ2 , and now comes the hard part: delivering.
    Arlington, Virginia and New York City have both offered Amazon millions in incentives in exchange for choosing sites in two districts.
    New York ended up offering about $1 billion more, though.
    The chips are down, and now it's time for money to exchange hands.
    Amazon has chosen Long Island City in Queens, New York and National Landing in Arlington, Virginia as its two cites for HQ2. Both will get roughly half of the promised HQ2 investment - $2.5 billion and 25,000 jobs - dumped on the cities throughout the next...
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  • Amazon says Northern Virginia and New York will get headquarters expansion

    26 days ago - By Stl Today

    SEATTLE - Amazon.com's headquarters expansion will be in Arlington County, Va., and the Long Island City neighborhood of New York, the company announced Tuesday. The announcement ends a 14-month search for what Amazon had originally billed as a $5 billion...
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  • Amazon got massively different tax breaks from New York and Virginia

    Amazon got massively different tax breaks from New York and Virginia

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon has made its decision on HQ2 , and now comes the hard part: delivering.
    Arlington, Virginia and New York City have both offered Amazon millions in incentives in exchange for choosing sites in two districts.
    New York ended up offering about $1 billion more, though.
    The chips are down, and now it's time for money to exchange hands.
    Amazon has chosen Long Island City in Queens, New York and National Landing in Arlington, Virginia as its two cites for HQ2. Both will get roughly half of the promised HQ2 investment - $2.5 billion and 25,000 jobs - dumped on the cities throughout the next...
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  • Amazon is essentially creating a new neighborhood in Virginia for its HQ2

    Amazon is essentially creating a new neighborhood in Virginia for its HQ2

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon's official announcement about its HQ2 decision has prompted a few questions about its upcoming Arlington, Virginia, location.
    Amazon posted a statement saying that its new Virginia HQ2 would be located in National Landing.
    This location appears to be a new Arlington neighborhood created with HQ2 in mind.
    Arlington, Virginia, came out a winner in Amazon's grueling HQ2 competition - but one detail in the tech giant's announcement has left observers and Washington, DC-area natives scratching their heads.
    The Seattle-based online retailer is slated to set up shop in National Landing...
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  • Amazon's HQ2 split between NYC/Arlington sparks backlash from locals, politicians

    26 days ago - By Washington Post

    Retail giant draws criticism for settling on the most obvious cities after its year-long search
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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

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

    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

    26 days 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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  • 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

    26 days 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 Announces New York and Virginia as HQ2 Picks

    26 days ago - By NY Times

    The company said it would start giant expansions in Long Island City in Queens and Crystal City in Arlington, Va.
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  • Nashville, as well as New York and Northern Va., gets Amazon office

    26 days ago - By Philly

    Amazon.com Inc. said in release Tuesday that the new office complexes would be located in Arlington County, Va., and in the New York's Long Island City neighborhood in Queens.
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  • Amazon Selects New York City and Arlington, Va., as Its HQ2 Cities

    26 days 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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  • It's official: Amazon HQ2 coming to NYC, Northern VA

    26 days ago - By Inman

    Amazon is bringing more than 25,000 jobs and investments of $2.5 billion each to Northern Virginia and the New York City borough of Queens.
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  • Amazon names New York City and Arlington, Virginia as the two sites for its second headquarters

    26 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Amazon names New York City and Arlington, Virginia as the two sites for its second headquarters.
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  • Amazon Selects New York City and Arlington, Va., as Its HQ2 Cities

    26 days 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 confirms NYC and Arlington, VA as the site of its dual new HQ

    26 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    After months of deliberations , data dumps , short lists and wish-lists , Amazon has finally announced the location of its second headquarters, HQ2, and as it has been widely reported , “2” is the important detail here: Amazon has named not one, but two different cities, New York and Arlington, Virginia, as the sites for its new major offices, which will sit alongside its current Seattle, WA location, making three global headquarters for the e-commerce and cloud services giant.
    “We are excited to build new headquarters in New York City and Northern Virginia,” said Jeff Bezos, founder and...
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