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Texas city reveals why it lost Amazon HQ2 bid

When Amazon representatives came to visit Arlington, Texas, in February, the company was intrigued by the city's potential to host to its second headquarters......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMay 16th, 2018

Amazon HQ2: Arlington, Texas, reveals pitch after striking out

City had planned for online retail giant to build at site of Texas Rangers ballpark......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 15th, 2018

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

Cities Spurned By Amazon for HQ2 Renew Courtship After Winning New York Has Second Thoughts

As Amazon faces backlash in New York City, bidding cities that lost are reviving their old proposals to steal the headquarters away. As Amazon faces political obstacle.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 12th, 2019

Oak Creek approves $200M Amazon distribution center that will create up to 1,500 jobs

Amazon.com Inc. and a Texas developer will pledge to create 1,500 jobs and spend $200 million building an ecommerce distribution center in Oak Creek under an agreement the city approved Tuesday. That agreement also pledges $16.9 million in city financin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2018

Amazon reveals the reason it passed on Pittsburgh for HQ2

Pittsburgh leadership finally released information on Amazon bid, while company says city was too small for second headquarters......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2018

Alexa is full of apologies to HQ2 losers

An ad agency has hacked some mea culpas into Alexa's vernacular in the wake of Amazon.com Inc. picking the Washington, D.C. and New York City areas for HQ2. The bottom line to all the cities that lost out: It wasn't you, it was Amazon. Take Aust.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

From relief to disappointment, reaction pours in on why Austin didn"t get Amazon"s HQ2

Industries across Austin, from the tech sector to human resources departments, are already weighing in on why Central Texas fell short with its bid — and whether that failure is actually a blessing in disguise for an already rapidly changing city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

Where do American and Southwest want HQ2 to go?

Wherever Amazon chooses to put its much-ballyhooed HQ2, it will likely be a boon to the community's airports. Based on media reports, the three finalists for HQ2 appear to be New York City, Northern Virginia and North Texas. It also looks like the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Why Arlington, Texas Wasn"t Able to Compete in an Amazon HQ2 World

Courtesy: The City of Arlington.Dallas-Fort Worth has one of the most comp.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 16th, 2018

Texas city of Arlington says it"s out of bid for Amazon HQ2

The city of Arlington says it's "no longer moving forward" in the competition to become Amazon's second headquarters, and released details of its incentive package......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018

Texas city of Arlington says it"s out of bid for Amazon HQ2

The city of Arlington says it's "no longer moving forward" in the competition to become Amazon's second headquarters, and released details of its incentive package......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018

Ken Griffin: Amazon Opting Out Of New York Is Heartbreaking

Billionaire Ken Griffin said he’s losing interest in bringing Citadel’s headquarters to New York City because of the politica.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 18th, 2019

Ahead of Amazon vote, Briley announces pay raises for Metro employees

Mayor David Briley is guaranteeing Metro employees the cost-of-living wage increases that city officials were forced to repeal during last year's contentious budget discussions. Briley's office announced officials have secured the $18 million needed .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

Poll: New Yorkers say Amazon"s pullout deal was bad for the state

A new poll of state voters indicates that more than two thirds (67 percent) of New Yorkers believed that Amazon.com Inc.'s decision not to locate its second headquarters in New York City was bad for the state, with only 21 percent saying it wasn't.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

Shelter-In-Place, Close Air Vents Order Given As "Uncontrolled" Chemical Fire Rages In Houston Area

A petrochemical terminal is on fire at an oil storage facility in Deer Park, Texas just outside of Houston and has been raging throughout the day Sunday. City officials hav.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 17th, 2019

Streetcar"s January ridership down; February data lost in glitch

Ridership on Milwaukee’s downtown streetcar dropped to 49,501 in January’s chill, and more recent data may be lost due to glitches in the city system that tracks the data. The Hop system opened strong with more than 76,000 riders in November and Dec.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

De Blasio hints Bezos affair may have impacted Amazon's decision to leave New York City

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hinted Jeff Bezos' divorce and affair may have influenced Amazon's decision to drop plans in New Yo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 15th, 2019

Billionaire says Amazon exit dampened his interest in moving hedge fund to NYC

Billionaire Ken Griffin said he’s less likely to move Citadel’s headquarters to New York City in the wake of Amazon's decision to abandon plans to expand into Queens. “Amazon opting out of New York... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 15th, 2019

Beto O"Rouke announces he"s running for president

Beto O'Rourke, a former Texas congressman, said Thursday he's joining the race for president. The Democrat gained a national profile during his 2018 Senate race against GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, which he narrowly lost. O'Rourke joi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2019

City’s biggest lobbyist on what went wrong with Amazon

The daughter of an Orthodox rabbi who grew up in a mostly Catholic enclave in Queens, Suri Kasirer has spent a lifetime navigating New York City's dynamic social and political landscape. For more... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 12th, 2019