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Amazon hires PR, lobbying hands for Long Island City campus

Amazon has hired SKDKnickerbocker, a public affairs firm best known for its work with Democratic campaigns and causes, and law firm Greenberg Traurig to help with media relations, lobbying and public... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

Council speaker says "hell no" to Bezos helipad at Amazon HQ2

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson gave the bird to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's promise to let Jeff Bezos land his whirly bird on the new Amazon campus planned for Long Island... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 14th, 2018

Amazon campus has FDNY mulling station reopening

The Fire Department is considering reopening Engine Company 261, on 29th Street in Long Island City, Queens—which the city closed in 2003—because of the number of new residential buildings and the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019

Amazon cancels HQ2 plans for New York City

Amazon.com Inc. has canceled plans to build a second headquarters in New York City. The Seattle-based company (NASDAQ: AMZN) said on Thursday that it will no longer build its sprawling 8-million square foot campus in Long Island City in the borou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Amazon cancels HQ2 plans for New York City

Amazon.com Inc. has canceled plans to build a second headquarters in New York City. The Seattle-based company (NASDAQ: AMZN) said on Thursday that it has cancelled plans for a sprawling 8-million square foot campus in Long Island City in the boroug.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Amazon cancels HQ2 plans for New York City amid local opposition

Amazon.com Inc. has canceled plans to build a second headquarters in New York City. The Seattle-based company said on Thursday that it has cancelled plans for a sprawling 8-million square foot campus in Long Island City in the borough of Queens. Amaz.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Amazon backs out of LIC plans, blames political opposition

The tech giant Amazon announced this morning that it will no longer build its HQ2 campus at Long Island City due to overwhelming local opposition. According to a statement posted o.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyFeb 14th, 2019

Amazon will not build HQ2 in New York City

Amazon has informed New York that it is pulling out of its plans to build a corporate campus in Long Island City in the borough of Queens, N.Y., a project that promised billions of dollars in investment and at least 25,000 high-paying jobs......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkFeb 14th, 2019

After being snubbed by Amazon, Long Island City springs back

When Amazon.com Inc. backtracked on its plans to build a second headquarters in Long Island City in the borough of Queens in February, it wasn't exactly good news for the neighborhood. But despite the snub by Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), Long Island City h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019

DONE DEALS: Wrinkle in time for Compass agent

Compass agent Orren Azani felt the Amazon effect when he listed a Long Island City condo he just sold. Buyers initially overlooked the one-plus bedroom at the Badge Building (pictured top) when it hit the market last summer at $.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyApr 3rd, 2019

"Breathtakingly Terrible Idea": Top Democrat Proposes Taxing Unrealized Capital Gains

As if Alexandra Ocasio-Jones infuriating Amazon was not enough for Long Island City, and New Yorkers in general, when the world's biggest online retailer scuttled plans to build its New York-base.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 2nd, 2019

Most and least tax friendly states for business

E-commerce giant Amazon announced in February it was withdrawing from its plan to build its second headquarters in New York City’s Long Island City......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 28th, 2019

Most and Least Tax Friendly States for Business

E-commerce giant Amazon announced in February it was withdrawing from its plan to build its second headquarters in New York City’s Long Island City. The planned addition of HQ-2 in the Queens........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 27th, 2019

Health care tenant steps into huge LIC vacancy left by Amazon

The landlord of One Court Square suffered a huge letdown when Amazon decided to pull out of its blockbuster deal to build a $4 billion second headquarters in Long Island City last month. As part of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 24th, 2019

New York Leaders Pen Open Letter Asking to Bring Amazon HQ2 Back to Queens

Some New York leaders still want Amazon to reconsider pulling HQ2 out of Long Island City. Some New York business owners, union leaders, and lawmakers are asking Amazon to reconsider pu.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 1st, 2019

Amazon readies one-hour food delivery in NYC

Amazon.com Inc. is preparing to roll out food delivery across New York City. The Seattle-based e-commerce giant confirmed that it will deliver natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market in parts of Long Island and through select areas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2018

Amazon Said To Pick Long Island City As Second Headquarters

Just when one thought life could not get any more bizarre, here comes the world's richest man to have a joke at everyone.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 5th, 2018

Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to make New York City one of the homes of its second headquarters — here"s why it would be disastrous (AMZN)

Yana Paskova/Getty Images Amazon is reportedly planning to name Long Island City neighborhood in Queens, New York half of its second headquarters, HQ2. HQ2 — which The New York Times reports will be .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2018

Amazon reportedly plans to set up 2 different locations for its HQ2 — in New York and Virginia (AMZN)

David Ryder/Getty Images Amazon is said to be close to selecting two cities as the site of its second headquarters, dubbed HQ2: the Long Island City section of Q.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2018

Here"s what Long Island City has to offer Amazon HQ2

North American cities have been jockeying to win Amazon's HQ2 for more than a year. Amazon compiled a top-20 list (see graphic below), and since then the Seattle-based e-commerce giant sifted through tons of data. Turns out, there could very well.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2018

Amazon close to deal to base second HQ in Long Island City, NY and Crystal City, Virginia-NYT

Amazon.com Inc. is close to a deal to locate its second headquarters between Long Island City i.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 6th, 2018