After political resistance and protests, Amazon HQ2 in New York is no more

Feb 14, 2019
Amazon's HQ2 may not be opening in New York but the retail giant isn't leaving the city either.
Protesters rally against Amazon's plans to move their second headquarters to the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, at New York City Hall, Jan. 30, 2019.
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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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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…
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So you lost Amazon's HQ2. How are you feeling?

Nov 15, 2018
Officials are relieved and bitter after the online retailer's big announcement.
The Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, was one of the winners in the contest for Amazon's HQ2.
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