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Amazon decides to split its US HQ2 between New York and Virginia

Amazon has officially announced that it will split its second headquarters project, which it calls HQ2, in two. The company has chosen the Long Island City neighbourhood of Queens, New York, and the newly formed National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia. Amazon also announced a new office in Nashville, Tennessee, […]
Amazon decides to split its US HQ2 between New York and Virginia
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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

New York City politicians, including Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, sharply criticised Amazon’s decision to build a new headquarters in the Long Island City neighbourhood of Queens. They cited the billions of dollars in tax incentives offered to the company and said residents would be negatively affected by increased pressure on housing […]
‘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
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New York City is reportedly nearing a deal to host Amazon’s 2nd headquarters. Here’s what New York promised the company — from millions of dollars in subsidies to Gov. Cuomo changing his name — to win it over.

Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to put part of its second headquarters, known as HQ2, in New York City, in the Long Island City neighbourhood of Queens. The Long Island City part of New York’s pitch to Amazon promised the company 13 million square feet of real estate, a […]
New York City is reportedly nearing a deal to host Amazon’s 2nd headquarters. Here’s what New York promised the company — from millions of dollars in subsidies to Gov. Cuomo changing his name — to win it over.