• Official Announcement Draws Near On Amazon's HQ2 Decision

    28 days ago - By NPR

    Amazon will soon announce its choice for a second headquarters. It's expected that Amazon will build two offices, one in New York City and one in the Crystal City area of Arlington, Va.
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  • Amazon's Grand Search For 2nd Headquarters Ends With Split: NYC And D.C. Suburb

    Amazon's Grand Search For 2nd Headquarters Ends With Split: NYC And D.C. Suburb

    28 days ago - By NPR

    Amazon is expected to divide its second headquarters between the Long Island City neighborhood in Queens and the Crystal City area in Northern Virginia, according to a person familiar with the plan. (Image credit: Ina Fassbender/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • Winning Incentives: What NYC and Northern Virginia Offered to Capture Amazon's HQ2s

    28 days ago - By Fortune

    Amazon is expected to announce the location of its HQ2 on Tuesday-and the hot money is on New York City and Northern Virginia.
    The yearlong selection saga began with 238 candidate cities. Amazon then slowly whittled down the list of contenders based on a list of factors, including the incentives each city offered. In New York, the company will be based in Long Island City; in Northern Virginia, Crystal City, near Washington, D.C.
    With Amazon promising 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investment to the lucky winner , Amazon's arrival has the potential to make a huge impact. Question is: what...
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  • Amazon will split second headquarters between New York City and Virginia, according to a person familiar with the plans

    28 days ago - By Chron

    RICHMOND, Va. - Amazon will split second headquarters between New York City and Virginia, according to a person familiar with the plans.
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  • Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia

    28 days ago - By Chron

    RICHMOND, Va. - Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia, according to a person familiar with the plans.
    The online retailer is expected to make an official announcement later Tuesday. The person was not authorized to speak publicly ahead of that announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity.
    The decision ends an intense competition between North American cities to win Amazon and its promise of 50,000 new jobs. Some locations tried to stand out with stunts, but Amazon made clear that it really wanted incentives...
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  • New York and D.C. are officially the winners of Amazon's depressing contest

    28 days ago - By Fast Company

    The charade is finally over.
    After what could only be described as an incredibly stupid process followed by an even stupider charade, Amazon has reportedly officially made up its mind about which cities it's going to build its new headquarters in. The winners are: Crystal City, Virginia, and Long Island City, Queens, according to the Wall Street Journal , which spoke with people “familiar with the matter.” Which is to say, both Washington, D.C., and New York City are probably about to be destroyed.
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