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Amazon decided to split its second headquarters in 2 months ago, exec says

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon has settled on a new home for its second headquarters, which it calls HQ2. It will be split between two locations : Long Island City in Queens, New York, and an area of Arlington, Virginia, dubbed National Landing.
The company originally said it would select one city for its new headquarters.
According to Amazon senior vice president Jay Carney, who spoke with The New York Times, the decision to split HQ2 was made months ago.
For over a year, Amazon has kept the search for its second headquarters, dubbed HQ2, very secret, leaving the public and even the cities who had made proposals...
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New York City's top tabloids have weighed in on Amazon HQ2 - and they're leaning into the controversy

New York City's top tabloids have weighed in on Amazon HQ2 - and they're leaning into the controversy

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

New York City's two major tabloids both sported front pages referencing the Amazon HQ2 news on Wednesday.
The New York Post depicted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as leaning out of a helicopter, holding bags brimming with cash.
The New York Daily News took a more subtle approach, but referenced concerns that a number of local politicians have voiced.
New Yorkers know that a news story is a big deal when both the New York Daily News and the New York Post slap it on their front pages.
Such was the case Wednesday morning, when the two city tabloids ran with Amazon HQ2 news as a front-page story. Long...
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