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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 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

Cities try to lure Amazon but keep the details secret

Many cities have gone all out to land Amazon's second headquarters. But some of them are keeping details of their incentive plans under wraps......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 19th, 2017

Cities try to lure Amazon, but want to keep the details secret

Many cities have gone all out to land Amazon's second headquarters. But some of them are keeping details of their incentive plans under wraps......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 19th, 2017

As Cities Woo Amazon to Build Second Site, Incentives Are Key

Amazon’s in-house economic-development team shows how important tax-incentive deals have become to its business model and gives a window into why the company took the step of pitting cities against each other to win the biggest subsidy package possible......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 19th, 2017

Amazon Has Built Site-Hunting Expertise With In-House Team

Amazon’s in-house economic-development team shows how important tax-incentive deals have become to its business model and gives a window into why the company took the step of pitting cities against each other to win the biggest subsidy package possible......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 19th, 2017

These 10 cities have the best chance of getting Amazon"s $5 billion headquarters, according to the data

Mario Tama/Getty ImagesIt seems that every local official across the US and Canada is trying to lure Amazon to his or her city or town. To state their case for the company's second headquarters, officials .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2017

New Jersey just escalated the fight for Amazon"s headquarters with a $7 billion incentive

AP In perhaps the largest civic competition in modern North American history, more than 50 cities are vying to host the next home of Amazon. Thursday is the deadline for cities that want the e-commerce giant to build a second headquarters there to sub.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2017

Christie endorses Newark bid to win new Amazon headquarters

Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Monday endorsed the bid of the state's biggest city to win Amazon's competition for a second headquarters......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 16th, 2017

Local, state officials invest hundreds of hours to bid on Amazon's HQ2 - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunLocal, state officials invest hundreds of hours to bid on Amazon's HQ2Baltimore SunThree Maryland municipalities, including Baltimore's Port Covington, seeks to land the Amazon's coveted $5 billion headquarters. Thurs.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 16th, 2017

Who earns the biggest Maryland paychecks? Check out our 2017 searchable database

The largest state salaries in the Old Line State in 2017 are found at the University of Maryland Medical Center and the UMd. School of Medicine. That's according to data provided by Maryland's Central Payroll Bureau and compiled by the Washington B.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

The Amazon Effect: As the online retailer grows, so does Maryland’s economy

In three short years, the Seattle-based juggernaut's entry into Maryland's market has led to 4,000 jobs, millions in state tax dollars and 2.73 million square feet of newly built warehouse space......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017