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Maryland pledges "biggest incentive offer in the state"s history" to lure Amazon HQ2

Top state officials are preparing to offer Amazon.com a massive, historic tax incentive package if the retailer moves its second headquarters to Maryland. "It will be the biggest incentive offer in the state's history by a mile," said Douglass Mayer, sp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Jeff Bezos"s Amazon Buys Souq, the Middle East"s Biggest Online Retailer

While Amazon's offer amount remains undisclosed, news of the deal come a day after a state-backed firm offered $800 million for it......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 28th, 2017

Amazon has a deadline for HQ2 bids, and it"s right around the corner

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan told a gathering of business owners Thursday that the state has just a few weeks to finalize its bid for Amazon’s second headquarters, while taking a shot at Montgomery County — the only place in Maryland to land on the H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2018

What states learned about wooing companies with big tax breaks

Twenty cities are vying for Amazon's HQ2, offering tax incentives and other perks. But these megadeals don't always pay off. Here's a look at some of the biggest in modern American history -- and whether they were worth the cost......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 13th, 2018

Amazon worth more than Microsoft for first time

Move over Microsoft. Amazon is now the biggest company in the state of Washington -- and third largest in America......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnFeb 6th, 2018

Trump: We are enacting the biggest tax cuts

President Donald Trump bragged during his State of the Union speech that the tax cuts that Congress passed would be the biggest in history......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 30th, 2018

Hogan to submit bill providing details of Amazon HQ2 package

More details on Maryland's $5 billion incentive package for Montgomery County will be coming out early next week, Gov. Larry Hogan said at a press conference Thursday. In light of Amazon's inclusion of Montgomery County on its shortlist of 20 fin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2018

North Carolina was prepared to offer Toyota-Mazda $1.5 billion incentive package

North Carolina has been at a disadvantage in the past when attracting new manufacturers because of the state's reluctance to step up when it came time to offer incentives, but this appears not to be the case following the announcement today that a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2018

Downtown Atlanta transforms in preparation of college football national championship

If you live anywhere close to downtown Atlanta, it should come as no surprise that what could possibly be the biggest game in state history is this weekend. The Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel, the College Football Hall of Fame and nearly every downto.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2018

Year in Review 2017: Amazon hits big at home and across the country

This was the year when Amazon.com gelled its presence in Maryland. The internet retailing giant first appeared on the state's economic development scene in 2014 with the opening of a fulfillment center at a former General Motors plant site on Broen.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 29th, 2017

To lure Amazon"s HQ2, Detroit would free it from many taxes — and allow it to pocket employees" state income taxes for 20 years (AMZN)

Rebecca Cook/Reuters More than 200 cities are vying to land Amazon's second headquarters. Detroit's bid, which was made public this week, includes numerous incentives. Among tho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 21st, 2017

California Wildfires: Thomas Fire Set To Become Biggest In State History as Residents Describe "War Zone" Conditions

The fire has torched 270,000 acres and prompted mass evacuations......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 18th, 2017

Amazon Just Had the Biggest Shopping Day in Its History--and This Was Its No. 1 Selling Product

Amazon got an early holiday present this year--a massive jump in revenue, thanks to an incredibly successful Cyber Monday......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 29th, 2017

Amazon Just Had the Biggest Shopping Day in Its History--and This was the #1 Selling Product

Amazon got an early holiday present this year--a massive jump in revenue, thanks to an incredibly successful Cyber Monday......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 29th, 2017

Amazon Just Had the Biggest Shopping Day in Its History--and This Was The #1 Seller

Amazon got an early holiday present this year--a massive jump in revenue, thanks to an incredibly successful Cyber Monday......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 29th, 2017

Amazon smashed all records on Cyber Monday for its best day in history (AMZN)

AP Images / Peter Wynn Thompson Cyber Monday 2017 is now the single biggest sho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 29th, 2017

Amazon sees "Turkey 5" shopping at record levels as Cyber Monday orders surpassed Prime Day

Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday Cyber Monday was the biggest shopping day in its history, with orders surpassing that of Prime Day......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2017

Cyber Monday: Biggest online shopping day in U.S. history pits Amazon vs. Walmart

Consumers are dumping computers entirely and now doing almost 50% of their shoppin.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 27th, 2017

A new study predicts the top 13 places where Amazon could build its new headquarters (AMZN)

Flickr/ESB Professional Amazon is looking for the city that will be home to its second headquarters. Cities are jockeying to offer the best deal for Amazon, hoping to lure more jobs and infrastructure development. One firm gathered predictions from 18 s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2017

Here"s how much incentive money Amazon"s HQ2 could qualify for in Orlando — is it enough?

The online retail giant could reap incentives worth anywhere from hundreds of millions to billions of local and state dollars......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2017

Viewpoint: Why Amazon should "one-click Massachusetts for its second HQ

Corporations often expect generous tax breaks from state and local governments as the price of setting up shop. Massachusetts need not break the bank to lure Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 5th, 2017