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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

NYC deputy mayor suggests that if women ran firms like Amazon the HQ2 deal might have survived

"Maybe if there weren't all these men running companies we would possibly have different results," says Alicia Glen, outgoing New York City deputy mayor for development......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMar 1st, 2019

NYC deputy mayor suggests, if women ran companies like Amazon, the HQ2 deal might have survived

"Maybe if there weren't all these men running companies we would possibly have different results," says Alicia Glen, outgoing New York City deputy mayor for development......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMar 1st, 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

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

New York mayor: Amazon "threw away opportunity"

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Amazon.com Inc for walking away from a plan to establish a headquarters in the city in the face of political opposition, saying the company "threw away" an opportunity and failed to work with the community......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2019

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

N.Y. Mayor Says Amazon HQ2 Will Prevail as City Needs Tech

Bill de Blasio says New York needs the tech industry because it can no longer rely upon Wall Street as an economic gro.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 5th, 2019

Council speaker slams deputy mayor"s refusal to testify at Amazon hearings

If Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen has time for New York magazine, she should have time for the City Council, Speaker Corey Johnson griped today. The council will hold the first of three hearings Wednesday... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 12th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 advisory groups set up

The city and state have created community committees to weigh in on Amazon’s HQ2 plans for Long Island City. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Govern.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyDec 12th, 2018

NYC deputy mayor to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other critics: Amazon HQ2 deal won"t be stopped

"A lot of that initial reluctance will burn off and people will realize what a great deal this is for New York City," says Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 27th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 critics are "misinterpreting" the deal: New York Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen

"A lot of that initial reluctance will burn off and people will realize what a great deal this is for New York City," says Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 27th, 2018

Amazon money for LIC infrastructure won"t arrive for years

In trumpeting a deal to bring half of Amazon's second headquarters to Long Island City, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the transaction could raise hundreds of millions of dollars for neighborhood... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 20th, 2018

De Blasio: Amazon is no Walmart

Some big corporations are better than others, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday. That was how the Democrat reconciled his opposition to letting Walmart set up shop in New York City with his... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 17th, 2018

Council speaker says "hell no" to Bezos helipad at Amazon HQ2

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson gave the bird to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's promise to let Jeff Bezos land his whirly bird on the new Amazon campus planned for Long Island... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 14th, 2018

Governor, Mayor say joint hello to Amazon

Below is a joint press release between the City of New York and New York State announcing the winning bid for Amazon’s HQ2 competition. NEW YORK – Mayor Bill de Blasio and G.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 13th, 2018

Amazon"s Prime Now is officially heading to KC

Shopping at Whole Foods Market just got more convenient for Kansas City-area residents.  Amazon is expanding its Prime Now grocery delivery service Wednesday to 10 new cities, including Kansas City. The service allows Amazon Prime members to orde.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2018

Amazon expands Whole Foods delivery and pickup service to Pittsburgh

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whole Foods Market on Wednesday launched delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Pittsburgh. The city joins Annapolis, Maryland; Cleveland; Louisville, Kentucky; and North and Centr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

Amazon opens 4-star store in New York City

Amazon opened a store in New York City that will sell toys, household goods, and a range of other products with four-star rating on its website. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 27th, 2018

Amazon to open a new ‘4-star’ store concept in Manhattan

Amazon.com Inc. will open a new store in New York City on Thursday featuring top-selling and highly rated products, the online retailer’s latest effort at physical stores, where most consumer... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 27th, 2018