• New York City is reportedly nearing a deal to host Amazon's second headquarters. Here's what New York promised the company - from millions of dollars in subsidies to Gov. Cuomo changing his name - to win Amazon over

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to move part of its second headquarters, HQ2 , to New York City, in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens.
    New York City's Long Island City pitch to Amazon promised the company 13 million square feet of real estate, a fun neighborhood, and speedy commutes.
    The state has also reportedly offered incentives that could include hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies, as well as more tongue-in-cheek promises such as Gov. Andrew Cuomo changing his name to "Amazon Cuomo" and renaming a polluted creek the "Amazon River."
    Amazon is reportedly nearing a...
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  • Amazon is reportedly splitting HQ2 into two cities, which would prove the whole contest was a massive sham

    Amazon is reportedly splitting HQ2 into two cities, which would prove the whole contest was a massive sham

    14 days ago - By Chron

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    Amazon will reportedly split its second headquarters project, known as HQ2, among two cities: Arlington, Virginia and New York City.
    Each city will split the promised $5 billion investment and 50,000 employees.
    Splitting the project among two cities would give fuel for critics of the HQ2 contest who called it a sham designed to maximize tax breaks from cities.
    Amazon is reportedly close to selecting the winner of its second headquarters project, or HQ2.
    Or should I say "winners."
    Turns out, if the New York Times is right, Amazon is close to agreeing to split its HQ2 project...
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  • Amazon is reportedly splitting HQ2 into two cities, which would prove the whole contest was a massive sham

    Amazon is reportedly splitting HQ2 into two cities, which would prove the whole contest was a massive sham

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon will reportedly split its second headquarters project , known as HQ2, among two cities: Arlington, Virginia and New York City.
    Each city will split the promised $5 billion investment and 50,000 employees.
    Splitting the project among two cities would give fuel for critics of the HQ2 contest who called it a sham designed to maximize tax breaks from cities.
    Amazon is reportedly close to selecting the winner of its second headquarters project, or HQ2.
    Or should I say "winners."
    Turns out, if the New York Times is right, Amazon is close to agreeing to split its HQ2 project among two...
    Read more ...

     

  • Amazon is reportedly splitting HQ2 into two cities, which would prove the whole contest was a massive sham

    Amazon is reportedly splitting HQ2 into two cities, which would prove the whole contest was a massive sham

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon will reportedly split its second headquarters project , known as HQ2, among two cities: Arlington, Virginia and New York City.
    Each city will split the promised $5 billion investment and 50,000 employees.
    Splitting the project among two cities would give fuel for critics of the HQ2 contest who called it a sham designed to maximize tax breaks from cities.
    Amazon is reportedly close to selecting the winner of its second headquarters project, or HQ2.
    Or should I say "winners."
    Turns out, if the New York Times is right, Amazon is close to agreeing to split its HQ2 project among two...
    Read more ...

     

  • Amazon won't confirm or deny 2 sites to share new headquarters

    14 days ago - By Review Journal

    Online leader Amazon Inc. refused comment Tuesday on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations, possibly in New York City and Arlington, Virginia.
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  • Amazon is splitting its new headquarters between two cities

    14 days ago - By Fast Company

    Sources say that the split will be divided equally, with Amazon employing 25,000 workers in each city.
    In 2017 Amazon announced its plans to build a new headquarters, dubbed “HQ2,” somewhere in the U.S. HQ2 would rival Amazon's original HQ in size and staff-employing up to 50,000 people earning on average $100,000 a year each. It then announced that it would be taking bids from cities that wanted to be home to HQ2. Now it appears that Amazon has chosen the winning city-but it's two cities instead of one.
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  • Amazon now plans to split HQ2 between 2 cities

    Amazon now plans to split HQ2 between 2 cities

    14 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Amazon plans to split its second headquarters - HQ2 - evenly between two cities, people familiar with the matter said Monday.
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