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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

Council blasts Amazon deal in contentious hearing

A hearty benefit to the private owner of roughly half of the waterfront property where Amazon plans to build its Long Island City headquarters drew scathing criticism from the City Council on... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 12th, 2018

Amazon execs face intense scrutiny at N.Y.C. public meeting

New York City Council members are demanding to know why Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials offered Amazon.com Inc. up to $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants to build a new headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens. An attem.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2018

Employees at Amazon"s new NYC warehouse launch union push

A committee of employees at Amazon’s recently opened Staten Island fulfillment center is going public with a unionization campaign, a fresh challenge to the e-commerce giant in a city where it plans to build a major new campus......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 12th, 2018

The fight over Amazon will be a long, hard slog

L.J. Williams walked into the conference room at LaGuardia Community College to discuss Amazon's decision to put a headquarters a few blocks away in Long Island City with a button proclaiming... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 12th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 advisory groups set up

The city and state have created community committees to weigh in on Amazon’s HQ2 plans for Long Island City. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Govern.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyDec 12th, 2018

Only 700 Amazon workers coming to Long Island City in "19

Don’t set your alarm for 4 a.m. hoping to beat all the Amazon workers to the subway just yet......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 11th, 2018

The vast and lucrative world of state subsidies

Amazon's plan to open a headquarters in Long Island City, which could net the company $1.7 billion in state grants and tax credits—plus $1.3 billion in as-of-right perks from the city—has reignited... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 7th, 2018

How Amazon HQ2 Will Affect Long Island City

By James Nelson Principal, Head of Tri-State Inve.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyDec 7th, 2018

How Amazon can build a talent pipeline in its new Queens home

Amazon’s decision to come to Long Island City, and its promise of more than 25,000 jobs, will only magnify changes to this once bustling industrial area that is already undergoing a major... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

New Yorkers support Amazon"s Queens location, but split on tax breaks

More than half of New Yorkers approve Am… plans to build part of its massive second headquarters in Long Island City but they are split over the terms of a multibillion-dollar city and state... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

Rising opposition has Amazon shopping for help

Concerned about growing opposition to its Long Island City headquarters and under pressure from city officials angry at its inadequate response so far, Amazon is seeking help to navigate New York's... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 4th, 2018

Amazon’s second headquarters will uplift city"s working families

Like any large-scale development in New York, the proposed new Amazon headquarters in Long Island City has been the subject of intense debate. And this should be the case: It’s important that a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 4th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 has been decided. Now the real work begins

For 14 months, Northern Virginia and Long Island City worked to bring Amazon's second headquarters to the regions. Now comes the hard part......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 3rd, 2018

Amazon HQ2 has been decided. Now the real work begins

For 14 months, Northern Virginia and Long Island City worked to bring Amazon's second headquarters to the regions. Now comes the hard part......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 3rd, 2018

Amazon's HQ2 sends Long Island City home sale prices skyrocketing - New York Post

New York PostAmazon's HQ2 sends Long Island City home sale prices skyrocketingNew York PostLong Island City has .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 3rd, 2018

Long Island City braces for impact

Amazon is about to flood into Long Island City—but can the former industrial enclave handle the new arrival?The neighborhood's population and workforce were on the rise well before the Seattle-based... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 30th, 2018

With Amazon coming, the city needs to bring back Engine 261

Amazon’s plans to build one of its new HQ2 campuses in Long Island City could be truly transformative for the region. Its $2.5  billion investment in Queens would create 25,000 jobs   as well as a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 29th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 and the new geography of work

If you want to know where the future of work is heading, ask Amazon – or better yet, follow them. Last week, we learned the Seattle-based tech giant will split its much-anticipated HQ2 between Crystal City, VA and Long Island C.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkNov 28th, 2018

Banks: New Amazon headquarters is a win for New York City

Amazon’s decision to move to Long Island City validates New York City as a global leader in creativity, innova.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 28th, 2018