• Amazon HQ2's Top Real Estate Markets Are Hopeful

    9 days ago - By Forbes

    City names continue to circulate as finalists for Amazon's HQ2. Here's a look at those local real estate markets.
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  • I've lived near Long Island City for more than a decade. Here's why I'm worried Amazon HQ2 may come to Queens

    I've lived near Long Island City for more than a decade. Here's why I'm worried Amazon HQ2 may come to Queens

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon is reportedly splitting its second headquarters, known as HQ2, in two locations. Each would have about 25,000 new workers.
    The company reportedly wants to put half of HQ2 in Long Island City , or LIC - the western-most neighborhood in Queens, New York .
    Developers have rapidly built up LIC in recent years, and local leaders are promising big subsidies in hopes of attracting Amazon .
    But nearby housing prices continue to skyrocket. Many immigrant and working families in Queens are also moving deeper into the borough and commuting farther to work to afford housing in area.
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