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After the fanfare, Amazon's HQ2 slowly gets going in Virginia
A "Career Day" draws thousands, but Arlington residents are learning the 25,000 promised jobs will be filled over 10 to 12 years.
How state and local governments can protect themselves while trying to lure businesses
This week Amazon said it wouldn’t pursue a new headquarters in New York City and GE announced it’s dramatically downsizing its planned move to Boston. GE will now rent office space there, instead of building a 12-story office tower. It will also repay $87 million in incentives it received to make the move. As cities and […]
After political resistance and protests, Amazon HQ2 in New York is no more
Amazon's HQ2 may not be opening in New York but the retail giant isn't leaving the city either.
Uncertainty over Amazon campus leaves Long Island City in limbo
Once Amazon announced its intention to move into Long Island City, many New Yorkers made decisions: moving, buying, selling, marketing their own services. Now the tech behemoth is showing some hesitation, and that’s making those people a bit jittery. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The other side of an Amazon deal
While companies like Amazon get tax breaks and other perks to set up operations, local communities are pushing their own agendas as well.
Google is the latest tech giant to expand in New York City
Google has announced plans to double its New York offices with a $1 billion investment. The new urban campus, in a lower Manhattan neighborhood, isn’t exactly what forecasters had in mind when they predicted tech would expand out of Silicon Valley, bringing jobs and innovation to small cities across America. Google’s move comes on the heels […]
So you lost Amazon's HQ2. How are you feeling?
Officials are relieved and bitter after the online retailer's big announcement.
Amazon's HQ2 may be “the best thing that didn't happen”
What cities learn from competing can be a win.
Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia
The decision ends intense competition between North American cities to win Amazon and its promise of 50,000 new jobs.
What's in those Amazon HQ2 bids? It's not entirely clear
Chambers of commerce and public-private partnerships have led the way on bids with limited disclosure requirements.