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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

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

Boston Wants Amazon, but Is There Room?

The possible arrival of Amazon’s second headquarters in East Boston is triggering both hopes and apprehension in a neighborhood already dealing with fallout from surging costs in a growing city......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj4 hr. 19 min. ago

Boston Wants Amazon, But Is There Room?

The possible arrival of Amazon’s second headquarters in East Boston is triggering both hopes and apprehension in a neighborhood already dealing with fallout from surging costs in a growing city......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj5 hr. 49 min. ago

Texas Lt. Gov. Thinks Abortion, Video Games Show "Culture Of Violence" That Leads To School Shootings

“Psychologists and Psychiatrists will tell you that students are desensitized to violence, may have lost empathy for their victims by watching hours and hours of video violent games," Dan Patrick said in the days following the Santa Fe shooting......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek21 hr. 19 min. ago

Report: Amazon has now visited all 20 HQ2 finalist cities

Since January, Amazon has been scoping out the sites on the company's HQ2 shortlist. Amazon has been particularly interested in the quality of education and the tech-to-talent pipeline in each city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2018

Prospac"s applications for $153M in building permits reveals name for Honolulu tower

The project is being built under the City and County of Honolulu’s transit-oriented development rules......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2018

How the losing Amazon HQ2 cities can still win

Only one city will win Amazon's second headquarters. But other cities can still benefit from the process......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 17th, 2018

Walmart, Big Retail Chains Ride U.S. Economy as They Battle Amazon

A strong U.S. economy and recent store improvements are helping Walmart Inc., Macy’s Inc. and many other big retail chains recapture revenue they have lost to online shopping......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 17th, 2018

Seattle backs new tax on largest companies, including Amazon

Seattle voted to impose a new tax on the city's biggest companies, including Amazon, to fight rising real estate costs......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMay 16th, 2018

It’s not just Amazon: Apple quietly explores Northern Virginia for 20,000 workers

Tysons Corner, Loudoun and Crystal City were among those proposed by the governor......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 16th, 2018

Why Arlington 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: smallbizSource: nytMay 16th, 2018

Amazon, Starbucks Blast Seattle Council"s Approval of Scaled-Back Business Tax

Amazon said it will resume construction of its Block 18 expansion in Seattle but issued a statement saying the new tax "forces us to question our growth here." The Seattle City Council's approval of.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 16th, 2018

Amazon is in a bitter tax feud with Seattle

Seattle's city council voted for a new tax on large employers in the city. The tax only affects companies with more than $20 million in revenue in the city. Amazon criticized the new tax in a blistering statement. Seattle says it will.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018

Pacific: Seattle-Amazon tax fight is a lose-lose for everyone

The war that pitted Seattle's City Council against Amazon, Starbucks and other businesses over homelessness ended in a lose-lose-lose draw......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 15th, 2018

As Amazon weighs HQ2 choice, new tax in Seattle has company "very apprehensive" about its hometown

As Amazon.com Inc. considers where to build its second headquarters, the company is questioning its future in its hometown of Seattle after a new tax on large businesses was passed in the Emerald City. The e-commerce company had halted plans to build a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2018

Seattle"s tax to fight homelessness may hit Amazon hardest

If a proposed tax on big businesses to alleviate Seattle's housing crisis is approved, Amazon is likely to take the biggest hit as the city's largest private sector employer......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 15th, 2018

Scientists Lost Track of More Than 900 Near-Earth Asteroids, Report Reveals

Scientists aren't sure of where these asteroids are anymore, or how close they may come to Earth......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 15th, 2018