Tuesday in our news wrap, Amazon announced it will split its new headquarters between Crystal City, Virginia, and Long Island City in Queens, New York. The retail giant pledged to spend more than $5 billion dollars on the sites and…
By choosing New York City and the Washington, D.C. area, Amazon is joining half of Fortune 500 companies that are headquartered in just 10 cities.
By Gretchen Frazee
Both Long Island City and Crystal City are stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation and space for workers, but there are also plenty of differences.
By Jennifer Peltz, Matthew Barakat, Associated Press
For over a year, cities across North America have competed to lure Amazon's next headquarters, which the company said would bring up to 50,000 jobs to the chosen site. But as Paul Solman explains, new reports indicate the company may…
By Paul Solman
By Joseph Pisani, David Klepper, Associated Press
Amazon's second headquarters had come with the promise of 50,000 high-paying jobs. Now those jobs could be divided up between two locations.
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