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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

CUNY Coders Hope to Fill Amazon"s Queens Headquarters

New York City’s public university system graduates thousands of students with tech degrees each year and officials tout their abilities to fill Amazon’s talent pipeline......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 25th, 2018

Amazon"s exit could scare off tech companies from New York

Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 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

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 cancels plans to put part of HQ2 in New York City

Amazon.com Inc. won't put part of its second headquarters in New York City. The company said Thursday it has tossed plans to build a 25,000-person HQ in Long Island City, Queens. Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) cited political opposition as the main reason. "Fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Amazon"s threat to back out shocks NYC real estate

Bill Montana was schmoozing with real estate brokers Thursday at an industry event in New York, talking about the biggest deal in years: Amazon.com Inc.’s decision to build a major campus in Queens......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 8th, 2019

Amazon"s threat to back out shocks NYC real estate

Bill Montana was schmoozing with real estate brokers Thursday at an industry event in New York, talking about the biggest deal in years: Amazon.com Inc.’s decision to build a major campus in Queens......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 8th, 2019

Puncturing the hype about Amazon"s disastrous impact

The new headquarters Amazon will build in Queens will be a boost to the city and its fast-growing tech sector. But it’s impact has been greatly exaggerated, especially by real estate agents trying to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019

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

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

New York City Council to Host Hearings on Amazon"s HQ2 Deal

Members of the New York City Council will host a trio of hearings to grill city officials and Amazon.com about the closed-door negotiations that led to the tech giant agreeing to build its second headquarters in Queens......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 1st, 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

Queens neighborhood wary of Amazon coming to town - Phys.Org

Phys.OrgQueens neighborhood wary of Amazon coming to townPhys.OrgNew York's Long Island City, where Amazon is tipped to set up a new home, is a neighborhood in flux—a construc.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 12th, 2018

Amazon is reportedly moving into Long Island City, Queens: Here"s what the neighborhood is like

Long Island City, where Amazon is said to build its next headquarters, is a neighborhood going through a a massive transition......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 6th, 2018

DB Best Technologies seeks to grow and protect talent from Amazon and Microsoft recruiting

The Redmond-based data-migration company benefits from the Puget Sound region's vibrant cloud market, but it has had to build a remote office to prevent Amazon and Microsoft from stealing their best talent......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 7th, 2018

Now Amazon can build your house, too

It’s not enough that Amazon wants to outfit your home with personal virtual assistants and deliver groceries and Christmas trees to your door — the e-commerce giant with a knack for disrupting convention now wants to build your home, too......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 7th, 2018

Now Amazon Can Build Your House, Too

It’s not enough that Amazon wants to outfit your home with personal virtual assistants and deliver groceries and Christmas trees to your door — the e-commerce giant with a knack for disrupting convention now wants to build your home, too......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 7th, 2018

Amazon Studios’ New Boss Is Reshaping Its Strategy. Step One: Lure New Talent.

Jennifer Salke, the new head of the tech giant’s TV and movie division, is letting Hollywood know that the door is open for creative talent to find a home at Amazon......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJun 11th, 2018

How this coding bootcamp is helping women land tech jobs

Hackbright is helping to diversify tech's talent pipeline of female engineers and get women hired at companies like Facebook and Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 10th, 2018

How this coding bootcamp is helping women land tech jobs

Hackbright is helping to diversify tech's talent pipeline of female engineers and get women hired at companies like Facebook and Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 10th, 2018