Amazon scraps plan to build a headquarters in New York City

Amazon canceled plans to build a campus in New York City with at least 25,000 high-paying jobs on Thursday because of resistance from local elected officials, unions and community activists who said a project initially hailed as an economic triumph was a lousy deal.

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Amazon.com Inc. said it’s axing plans to build a new corporate campus in New York City, bowing to fierce opposition from some residents and politicians and denying the city what the mayor and governor had called its biggest ever economic win.

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AMAZON IS SCRAPPING a plan to build a headquarters in New York City. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JIM YOUNG NEW YORK – Amazon.com Inc. said it’s pulling out of a plan to build a headquarters in New York City, after a backlash from some.

Amazon is canceling its controversial plan to build a new corporate campus in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens. The plan, which included almost $3 billion in subsidies and tax breaks.

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The company announced earlier this year that it had abandoned plans to expand office space in New York City. our plans to.

How Amazon scrapped its plans for a New York headquarters. to invest $2.5 billion to build a second head office in the New York City borough of Queens.. opposition with a headquarters in New.

Amazon Scraps Plan to Build a Headquarters in New York City After receiving backlash for the almost $3 billion of financial incentives it would receive from the Empire State for building a new HQ in NYC, the e-commerce giant is backing out.

Amazon abruptly scrapped plans for a new headquarters in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised.

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Technology giant Amazon announced Tuesday morning that it has chosen New York City and Arlington, Virginia to house its second headquarters. “The vision that we can build a tech campus in the.

Amazon announced in November that its second headquarters would be in National Landing, which includes parts of Crystal City,

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Mr. Figueroa was president of 32BJ SEIU, a New York local of the Service Employees International Union that represents more.