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What a poll on Amazon in Queens says about the city

The public is still pro-development, but a racial divide has emerged  "The meaning of the poll is that New Yorkers are broadly pro-development and that includes people in Brooklyn who are close to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

What happens when 25,000 Amazon workers flush toilets?

Amazon’s offices in Queens will be built over an aging sewage system. The city says the pipes can handle the wastewater, but residents are worried......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 10th, 2018

What happens when 25,000 Amazon workers flush toilets?

Amazon’s offices in Queens will be built over an aging sewage system. The city says the pipes can handle the wastewater, but residents are worried......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 10th, 2018

Engaging the public would have eased Amazon"s arrival—and it still can

Critics and supporters of the Amazon HQ2 deals are both missing the point. Yes, the agreements will bring more than 50,000 jobs collectively to Queens and Crystal City, Va. Yes, they will cost $5... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 7th, 2018

How Amazon can build a talent pipeline in its new Queens home

Amazon’s decision to come to Long Island City, and its promise of more than 25,000 jobs, will only magnify changes to this once bustling industrial area that is already undergoing a major... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

New Yorkers support Amazon"s Queens location, but split on tax breaks

More than half of New Yorkers approve Am… plans to build part of its massive second headquarters in Long Island City but they are split over the terms of a multibillion-dollar city and state... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

Around 60% of New Yorkers Approve of Amazon Opening a Headquarters in Queens, Poll Says

Though demonstrators have taken to the streets to protest the.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 5th, 2018

New Yorkers overwhelmingly support Amazon campus in Queens: poll

New Yorkers by a wide margin.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 5th, 2018

New York City Council to Host Hearings on Amazon"s HQ2 Deal

Members of the New York City Council will host a trio of hearings to grill city officials and Amazon.com about the closed-door negotiations that led to the tech giant agreeing to build its second headquarters in Queens......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 1st, 2018

With Amazon coming, the city needs to bring back Engine 261

Amazon’s plans to build one of its new HQ2 campuses in Long Island City could be truly transformative for the region. Its $2.5  billion investment in Queens would create 25,000 jobs   as well as a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 29th, 2018

Amazon puts future of LIC retail in play

With an Amazon-induced influx of new residents likely headed straight for Long Island City and the addition of myriad new housing that will support them, major retail for the growing Queens neighborhood may only be.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 28th, 2018

In "Absolute Coincidence", Goldman Signed Queens Real Estate Deal Same Day As Amazon HQ2 Announcement

On the very same day that Amazon.com Inc. announced that Long Island City, New York, would be ha.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 27th, 2018

Four goals that should be reached to make Long Island City site work

Amazon will soon bring tens of thousands of workers to Queens. Although New York can absorb them better than just about any other place, the move will put significant pressure on surrounding... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 23rd, 2018

Long Island City Real Estate Booms After Amazon Announces New York Office, Report Says

One Long Island City brokerage firm reportedly said it sold 150 units in just four days. Though Amazon said it won’t begin hiring for its newly announced office in Queens, N.Y. u.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 20th, 2018

Amazon Employees Join Long Island City Condo Rush

Condo sales in Long Island City are suddenly soaring, thanks to Amazon’s decision to open a headquarters in the Queens, N.Y., neighborhood......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 20th, 2018

Amazon Primed to Boost Property Prices in HQ2 Cities

The online retailer’s plan to divide its second headquarters between Queens, N.Y., and Crystal City, Va., means the average office-rental rate in both locations could more than double in 10 years, one firm predicted......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 20th, 2018

Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it had split its $5 billion second headquarters into two projects that would be located in the Long Island City neighborhood of New York City's Queens borough and a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, DC......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2018

Homesellers And Developers In NYC, Virginia Just Hit The "Amazon Lottery"

A recent Long Island City property seller had trouble finding a buyer... until Amazon announced that it was coming to the Queens neighborhood. At that point, she promptly refused to sign a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 15th, 2018

Virginia is welcoming Amazon with open arms. New York is another story.

Northern Virginia appears to be all in on HQ2. New York City, meanwhile, is at war. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is splitting its second headquarters — the 50,000 jobs and $5 billion investment — between Long Island City in Queens and what locals.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018

Amazon to elbow Citigroup out of Queens skyscraper

Amazon.com Inc.'s big move into Queens comes at the expense of the borough's biggest tenant. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) is moving its 1,100 employees out of its One Court Square office building in New York’s Long Island City neighborhood as Jeff .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018

Amazon is coming to New York, but it won"t crack top employer list

Amazon.com Inc.'s not-surprising decision Tuesday that it will establish a headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens won't dethrone anyone off the top of the New York City employment chart. Amazon currently employs about 1,800 pe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018