• What You Need To Know About Amazon's New Home In Queens

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Life in Long Island City comes with beautiful views, ample evidence of the area's industrial history, and steep housing price tags.
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  • New York City has lured Amazon with more than $1.5 billion in incentives - here's what else they agreed to

    New York City has lured Amazon with more than $1.5 billion in incentives - here's what else they agreed to

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon has finally announced the winners of its second headquarters project, HQ2 , which will be split between two locations: Long Island City in Queens, New York, and the National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia.
    Amazon said it will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs between the two locations.
    New York City laid out the terms for its new neighbor in a document that was published online on Tuesday .
    The battle for HQ2 is finally over.
    On Tuesday , in a blog post, Amazon named the two winners of its HQ2 project: Long Island City in Queens, New York, and the newly formed...
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  • New York City has lured Amazon with more than $1.5 billion in incentives - here's what else they agreed to

    New York City has lured Amazon with more than $1.5 billion in incentives - here's what else they agreed to

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon has finally announced the winners of its second headquarters project, HQ2 , which will be split between two locations: Long Island City in Queens, New York, and the National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia.
    Amazon said it will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs between the two locations.
    New York City laid out the terms for its new neighbor in a document that was published online on Tuesday .
    The battle for HQ2 is finally over.
    On Tuesday , in a blog post, Amazon named the two winners of its HQ2 project: Long Island City in Queens, New York, and the newly formed...
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  • 'We were not elected to serve as Amazon drones': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other NYC politicians voice outrage about Amazon HQ2's move to Long Island City

    'We were not elected to serve as Amazon drones': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other NYC politicians voice outrage about Amazon HQ2's move to Long Island City

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    New York City politicians, including Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, sharply criticized Amazon's Tuesday announcement that it will build one of its new HQ2 campuses in Long Island City, Queens.
    They cited the billions of dollars in tax incentives New York state has offered the company and warned that local residents would be negatively impacted by increased pressure on housing prices and infrastructure.
    "Offering massive corporate welfare from scarce public resources to one of the wealthiest corporations in the world at a time of great need in our state is just wrong," two...
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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not thrilled about Amazon coming to Queens

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    The newly minted Congresswoman-elect tweeted that the community is outraged.
    Amazon is expected to announce two locations for its new “headquarters” : one in Crystal City, Virginia, and the other in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York. And no one in Queens is excited.
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