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A "Career Day" draws thousands, but Arlington residents are learning the 25,000 promised jobs will be filled over 10 to 12 years.
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 […]
Amazon's HQ2 may not be opening in New York but the retail giant isn't leaving the city either.
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.
While companies like Amazon get tax breaks and other perks to set up operations, local communities are pushing their own agendas as well.
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 […]
Officials are relieved and bitter after the online retailer's big announcement.
What cities learn from competing can be a win.
The decision ends intense competition between North American cities to win Amazon and its promise of 50,000 new jobs.
Chambers of commerce and public-private partnerships have led the way on bids with limited disclosure requirements.