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Brokers in one of Amazon's chosen HQ2 locations are reportedly already selling condos sight-unseen - and development hasn't even begun

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon has settled on a new home for its second headquarters, HQ2. It will be split between two locations : Long Island City in Queens, New York, and an area of Arlington, Virginia, dubbed National Landing.
Even before Amazon made the announcement, brokers in Long Island City reportedly said that they had seen a flurry of inquiries from customers looking to buy real estate in the area. Reports surfaced last week that Amazon could develop its new headquarters in the neighborhood.
Some were even buying up units, sight-unseen and even over text message, brokers told The Wall Street Journal...
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17 high-paying jobs Amazon's HQ2 could bring to Long Island City and Arlington

17 high-paying jobs Amazon's HQ2 could bring to Long Island City and Arlington

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon announced it's splitting its second headquarters between Long Island City, a neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia.
The megacompany said it will bring more than 25,000 high-paying jobs to each city.
Business Insider looked at some of the high-paying roles at Amazon's current Seattle headquarters to get a sense of what jobs could come to its second headquarters.
Amazon has at last announced its HQ2 picks: Long Island City, a neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia.
Amazon HQ2 will likely...
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Factbox: Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development

Factbox: Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it had split its $5 billion second headquarters into two projects that would be located in the Long Island City neighborhood of New York City's Queens borough and a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, DC.
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Factbox: Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it had split its $5 billion second headquarters into two projects that would be located in the Long Island City neighborhood of New York City's Queens borough and a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, DC.
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We asked real estate experts where Amazon's HQ2 could go in Long Island City, Queens - here's what they said

We asked real estate experts where Amazon's HQ2 could go in Long Island City, Queens - here's what they said

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon has announced that its second headquarters, known as HQ2 , will be split between two locations: the National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia, and Long Island City, Queens .
The company is on the hunt for either an existing building or new development, which will likely span 4 million square feet and cost around $2.5 billion over the next 15 to 17 years.
Business Insider caught up with a few real estate experts, who shared their predictions for the future headquarters.
The wait is over: Amazon has officially announced the winners of its search for a second North American...
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Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for $5 billion new headquarters

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by Washington, D.C.
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The losers of Amazon's HQ2 contest have been revealed - but some locals are rejoicing

The losers of Amazon's HQ2 contest have been revealed - but some locals are rejoicing

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon has officially crowned the winners of its second headquarters project, HQ2 .
The company will build offices in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the newly formed National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia.
18 shortlisted cites lost out on the bid, but some locals are celebrating the news as a major victory.
After a year-long search, Amazon has finally announced where its new headquarters will be located.
In a blog post on Tuesday , the e-commerce giant crowned two winners for its HQ2: Long Island City in Queens, New York, and the newly formed National...
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US cities offered billions in tax cuts to lure Amazon

US cities offered billions in tax cuts to lure Amazon

1 month ago   |   By Telegraph


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How Amazon landed up to $2 billion in subsidies for its new headquarters

How Amazon landed up to $2 billion in subsidies for its new headquarters

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Amazon has just announced the sites for its HQ2. Soon, the company will be expanding into Long Island City, Queens, and Crystal City, in Arlington, Virginia. The expansion, the retail giant says, will bring 25,000 employees to each of the areas, and the company said it would invest $5 billion in the offices. Already, the announcement is raising questions about what the deal will mean for the cities, the scope of the agreement, and how Amazon conducted the search in the first place. With more than $2 billion in potential subsidies available across the three sites, the secretive and dramatic...
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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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