After the fanfare, Amazon's HQ2 slowly gets going in Virginia

Sep 30, 2019
A "Career Day" draws thousands, but Arlington residents are learning the 25,000 promised jobs will be filled over 10 to 12 years.
Thousands of people attend Amazon's Career Day in Crystal City, part of Arlington, Virginia.
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Amazon, in stunning reversal, dumps NYC as new HQ site

Feb 14, 2019
The online retailer faced fierce opposition from some New York politicians who were unhappy with the nearly $3 billion in tax incentives Amazon was promised.
Protesters gather in Long Island City to say "No" to the Amazon HQ2 decision on Nov. 14, 2018 in Long Island City, New York.
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When it comes to companies expanding, it's apples to oranges

Dec 13, 2018
Apple announced Thursday that it’s planning to build a new $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, less than a mile from its existing campus. The company says it will also build new sites in three West Coast cities. The company…
A sign for an Apple Inc. campus on West Palmer Lane is seen on Dec. 13, 2018 in Austin, Texas.
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Higher-ed tech programs helped to lure Amazon

Nov 14, 2018
Colleges and universities producing a pipeline of talent were a significant draw.
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What will Amazon HQ2 mean for rents in Long Island City?

Nov 13, 2018
Residents fear the area will become unaffordable.
A view of the waterfront of Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York, along the East River.
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Amazon's HQ2 may be “the best thing that didn't happen”

Nov 13, 2018
What cities learn from competing can be a win.
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Amazon might go Canadian for its second headquarters

Oct 27, 2017
Applicants weren't limited to the U.S.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau might be embracing Amazon next year.
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