Amazon HQ2 is a planned new corporate headquarters for online retailer and tech company Amazon in North America, to supplement the existing Seattle headquarters.
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The Verge

Politicians and protestors are looking for ways to stop Amazon's New York HQ2

When New York's governor and New York City's mayor appeared alongside an Amazon executive yesterday to announce Amazon's HQ2 setting up shop in the city, the mood was celebratory. But some locals are pushing back and considering what would ...

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CNN

Amazon HQ2 process highlights the company's data obsession

"Amazon was not going through this exercise to pick a single HQ2," said Richard Florida, a leading urbanist and professor at the University of Toronto. "It was part of a broader effort -- a corporate relocation strategy -- to crowdsource a wide variety ...

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New York Times

Amazon HQ2: How New York and Virginia Won the Beauty Contest

After 14 months of pitches, meetings and offers of incentives and name changes, Amazon announced on Tuesday that its second headquarters would be on two sites: one in Long Island City, Queens, and another in Arlington, Va. The company is also ...

- New York Times

The Verge

Amazon's HQ2 stunt could come back to haunt it

There was always something distasteful about Amazon's quest to find a home for its HQ2. Even when it seemed like it might be a fair fight, it was depressing to watch so many cities and towns prostrating themselves before a tech giant in hopes they ...

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Business Insider

The losers of Amazon's HQ2 contest have been revealed — but some locals are ...

After a yearlong search, Amazon has finally announced where its new headquarters will be located. In a blog post on Tuesday, the e-commerce giant crowned two winners for its second headquarters, known as HQ2: the Long Island City neighborhood in ...

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Fast Company

Here are the most infuriating details of Amazon's HQ2 deals

When the biggest retailer in the world announces the location of its massively-anticipated new headquarters, the news is bound to cause tremors. And so it was this morning with Amazon's decision to set up massive new operations in New York City and in ...

- Fast Company

NBCNews.com

Amazon's HQ2 decision met with 'outrage' by concerned residents

The backlash has already begun against Amazon after the e-commerce giant announced Tuesday it will split its second headquarters between New York City and a suburb of Washington, D.C.. Congresswoman-Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she has ...

- NBCNews.com

Washington Post

It's official: Amazon splits prize between Crystal City and New York

Amazon launched the project in fall 2017, dubbing it “HQ2” and issuing search criteria for “a second corporate headquarters” with as many as 50,000 jobs and an investment of $5 billion. Although 238 locations initially submitted proposals to Amazon ...

- Washington Post

CNN

The cities that lost out on Amazon's HQ2 still won

Birmingham didn't make the top 20 shortlist, but the HQ2 selection process recently helped it win its first fulfillment center from Amazon and 1,500 jobs along with it. Losing cities can also plan their next steps by taking cues from Phoenix, which ...

- CNN

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CNN

Everything we know about Amazon's HQ2 search

Dubbed HQ2, the new facility — or facilities — will cost at least $5 billion to construct and will create as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs over the next 10 to 15 years. Employees at Amazon's (AMZN) main campus in Seattle will be offered the chance ...

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Business Insider

Amazon is reportedly splitting HQ2 into 2 cities, which would prove the whole ...

Amazon is reportedly close to selecting the winner of its second-headquarters project, known as HQ2. Or, should I say "winners"? It turns out, if The New York Times is right, that Amazon is close to agreeing to split its HQ2 project among two cities ...

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Vox

Amazon HQ2: 2 cities will be selected

Amazon plans on splitting its second headquarters evenly between two American cities, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. Though Amazon still hasn't announced the location — or locations — of HQ2, a source “familiar with the matter” told the ...

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Business Insider

Amazon is reportedly planning on crowning 2 HQ2 winners, with 2 new ...

Over the weekend, The Journal reported that cities including New York, Dallas, and Crystal City, Virginia, are still in active talks with Amazon regarding HQ2. Amazon initially received 238 proposals from North American locations after the company ...

- Business Insider