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Viewpoint: Amazon HQ2 national site search, a look from 30,000 feet

Seattle-based Amazon plans to spend $5 billion on its second headquarters - the so called HQ2 project - which the online retailer projects will ultimately employ 50,000 people in well-paying, high-tech jobs. Amazon says in its September 2017 RFP th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2018

Site selector offers 30,000-foot look at Amazon"s national HQ2 search

Seattle-based Amazon plans to spend $5 billion on its second headquarters - the so called HQ2 project - which the online retailer projects will ultimately employ 50,000 people in well-paying, high-tech jobs. Phoenix is on the long list of possib.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2018

Viewpoint: Amazon’s search for HQ2 site should drive new thinking about transportation

City leaders across the United States have been pulling all-nighters lately to respond to the request for proposals from Amazon to build or locate a second corporate headquarters, which the Seattle-based online retailer says could create 50,000 jobs .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

Gary, Indiana, appealing to virtue in Amazon project pitch

Long-struggling Gary, Indiana, is hoping to stand out in Amazon's search for a second headquarters site by offering a chance to pull the city from its decades of economic decline that's left it with among the country's highest poverty rates......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 18th, 2017

Faster Growth of Amazon Fashion Could Rock Retail Real Estate

Lost in the coverage of Amazon's very public search for a second, multi-billion dollar national headquarters, was the barely-noticed lease the company signed in New York City last month. Yet that leas.....»»

Category: realestateSource: costarOct 12th, 2017

National site selection expert: "Atlanta checks all the boxes" for Amazon"s HQ2

The real estate deal maker — who asked not to be identified — said Atlanta might already be under serious consideration for the project dubbed Amazon HQ2......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

The Search Is On: It’s Prime Time for Amazon’s Second Headquarters

Last month, Amazon launched a national sweepstakes tied to an announcement that it would be investing in a second headquarters (HQ2) in North America. The competition will be fierce, if the Seattle base is any.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaOct 4th, 2017

CRE Pros Rate Five US Cities as Top Prospects for Landing Amazon’s HQ2

Amazon’s search for a second national headquarters site is being likened to the Powerball lottery for economic development organizations. They’re all lining up to take a chance at the $5 billion investment jackp.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 18th, 2017

Amazon Outgrows Seattle: Opens Search for Second HQ City in North America

Amazon today is posting another unique offering you can bid for online: a new headquarters site in North America. The company is seeking sites in major North American cities for a "full equal" .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytSep 7th, 2017

Women"s clothing store chain joins Folsom"s Palladio

A women's clothing chain has selected Folsom's Palladio at Broadstone as the site of its fourth Sacramento-area store. Torrid, a national retailer that sells plus-size fashions, will fill 3,000 square feet at the center, general manager Gloria Wrigh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2017

Amazon on the hunt for up to 250,000 square feet of new office space

Amazon plans to look for up to 250,000 square feet of new office space it can occupy by 2018, according to a report from The Real Deal.   The search shows how quickly the firm has outgrown... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 20th, 2016

Podesta"s Iran Deal Admission Exposes Tragic Results Of AP"s 2013 Treachery

Submitted by Tony Blumer via NewsBusters.org, A search at the Associated Press's main national site on "Podesta Iran" (not in quotes) returns no items relating to a Wikileaks-released email exposing how Hillary Clinton 2016 campaign manager John Podes.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 17th, 2016

Ecuador drills the first barrel of oil in a pristine corner of the Amazon rainforest

Ecuador has started drilling the first oil from Yasuní National Park, a pristine corner of the Amazon rainforest. Vice President Jorge Glas toured the site with reporters on September 7 as state oil company Petroamazonas drilled the first barrel o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2016

Betting site once again gives Dallas long odds on landing Amazon HQ2

Austin and Atlanta share the best odds of landing Amazon's HQ2, while Dallas' chances lag behind, says Irish betting site PaddyPower. The company has put 3-to-1 odds on the $5 billion campus, which will employ some 50,000 workers, landing in Atlant.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2018

Amazon’s national warehouse expansion helps drive up industrial land prices

Amazon expanded its fulfillment and shipping network square footage by more than 30 percent in 2017. It’s part of a broader attempt by traditional retail giants like Walmart and Target playing catch up in e-commerce......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2018

Austin, Atlanta now share 3-to-1 odds of landing Amazon HQ2

Austin and Atlanta share the best odds of landing Amazon's HQ2, says Irish betting site PaddyPower. Back in October, PaddyPower put Atlanta’s odds of landing Amazon’s $5 billion second headquarters at 2-to-1, beating Austin (3-to-1) and Boston (6-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2018

Year In Review: Biggest News Stories of 2017

Here are the stories that CoStar News readers considered to be the most interesting and newsworthy in 2017: #1 Amazon Outgrows Seattle: Kicks Off Search for Second HQ City in North America In dangling t.....»»

Category: realestateSource: costarJan 2nd, 2018

Amazon ordered to stop luring customers based on misspelled searches for Birkenstock - The Verge

The VergeAmazon ordered to stop luring customers based on misspelled searches for BirkenstockThe VergeA court in Germany has told Amazon.com that it can no longer use search terms to l.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 31st, 2017

Want to buy Birkenstock? Learn to spell it first

A German court has ordered Amazon not to lure internet shoppers to its online marketplace when they mistakenly search for "Brikenstock", "Birkenstok", "Bierkenstock" and other variations in Google......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 29th, 2017

Amazon ordered not to pull in people who misspell "Birkenstock"

A German court has ordered Amazon not to lure internet shoppers to its online marketplace when they mistakenly search for "Brikenstock", "Birkenstok", "Bierkenstock" and other variations in Google......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 29th, 2017

Amazon ordered not to pull in customers who can"t spell "Birkenstock"

A German court has ordered Amazon not to lure internet shoppers to its online marketplace when they mistakenly search for "Brikenstock", "Birkenstok", "Bierkenstock" and other variations in Google......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 29th, 2017