Advertisements


NYC mayor: Amazon in Queens is "mission critical"

As Amazon reconsiders its decision to base a second headquarters in Queens due to community pushback, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it's "mission critical" to complete the HQ2 deal with the e-tailer. The mayor's comments came just days after i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

What New Yorkers are saying about Amazon opting out of Queens

Some of the most prominent voices in New York had mixed reactions Thursday after Am…; announced it will . Here's who said what so far: Mayor Bill de Blasio's statement: “You have to be tough to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

Working people want development: De Blasio rages at Amazon and protesters

A day after the deal to bring Amazon to Queens imploded, Mayor Bill de Blasio hurled bombs at both the e-commerce behemoth and its left-wing critics.The mayor vented his temper on the airwaves Friday... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

Newark is back on Amazon playlist

In the wake of an announcement that mega e-tailer Amazon will withdraw its plans to build a sprawling new headquarters in Long Island City, Queens, neighbo.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyFeb 20th, 2019

New York City Mayor Slams Amazon’s ‘Abuse of Corporate Power’ After HQ2 Pullout

"Amazon just took their ball and went home," Bill de Blasio said (Bloombe.....»»

Category: topSource: timeFeb 18th, 2019

Amazon VP Invites Ocasio-Cortez To "Take A Tour" Of Amazon Facility After Critical Tweet

Amazon VP Invites Ocasio-Cortez To "Take A Tour" Of Amazon Facility After Critical Tweet.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 17th, 2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio slammed Amazon for canceling its HQ2 project, calling it "an abuse of corporate power"

AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Sunday's "Meet the Press" stoked sharp condemnation from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Amazon's decision to cancel its deal to build HQ2 in the city.  De Blasio said Amazon had let down working people when the .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 17th, 2019

In Scathing NYT Editorial, De Blasio Claims Amazon"s NYC Pull-Out "Proved Its Critics Right"

As the New York politicians who supported and helped negotiate the deal that would have brought Amazon to Queens stumble through the five stages of grief follow.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 17th, 2019

Long Island City brokers despair over Amazon"s abrupt reversal

Let the finger-pointing begin. Amazon.com Inc.’s decision to drop its expansion plans in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens plunged local real estate brokers into despair – just months... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

Cuomo blames "narrow political interests" for Amazon reversal

Amazon's stunning move was a serious blow to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio, who had lobbied intensely to land the project, competing against more than 200 other metropolitan areas across... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

No shortage of finger-pointing in Amazon debacle

News that Amazon would no longer come to Queens has left some feeling like the critics of the company's $3 billion subsidy package sold them down the river. The company's announcement today that it... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

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

Long Island City will continue growth without Amazon, says real estate brokerage CEO

CNBC's "Power Lunch" team talks with Robert Frank, CNBC's wealth reporter, and Eric Benaim, CEO of Long Island City brokerage Modern Spaces, about how Amazon's decision to pull out of Queens will impact real estate......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 15th, 2019

De Blasio Slams "1 Percenter" Bezos For Shafting New York

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio slammed Amazon on Friday after the Seattle-based online retailer backed out of a $3 billion deal for a sec.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 15th, 2019

Amazon"s Pullout From Queens, N.Y., Stuns Real-Estate Industry

Amazon’s announcement that it is ditching plans for a corporate headquarters in New York City stunned real-estate speculators, developers and renters who had rushed into the Long Island City neighborhood to be near the new HQ2......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 15th, 2019

Chasing HQ2 jobs, Emanuel and Pritzker write to Amazon: "You should take another look at Chicago"

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneFeb 14th, 2019

Reporter"s Notebook: On Valentine"s Day, Amazon just wants to be loved

On the day that celebrates love, Amazon called it quits with Long Island City, Queens. The timing could not be more ironic as evidenced by Amazon's formal announcement, which reads like a Dear John letter. We've thought about this a lot, the state.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Emanuel and Pritzker write to Amazon: "You should take another look at Chicago"

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneFeb 14th, 2019

Amazon"s fleeing NYC a gut punch to property investors

Amazon pulled out of building one of its twin HQ2s in New York's Long Island City neighborhood, dealing a blow to anyone buying up property in Queens......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2019

Amazon"s fleeing NYC a gut punch to property investors

Amazon pulled out of building one of its twin HQ2s in New York's Long Island City neighborhood, dealing a blow to anyone buying up property in Queens......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2019

Could Amazon still pick another HQ2 site after ditching New York?

Amazon's decision to pull out of plans for a new headquarters in Long Island City, Queens reignites hope among cities that lost out on the .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 14th, 2019