November 15, 2018

What Amazon's HQ2 and HQ3 Mean for Your Industry

It's official. Amazon's HQ2 (and HQ3) have been decided. How does the expansion into multiple cities impact   various industries ? Read our journalists' takes:


  What you need to know about Amazon HQs in New York City, Virginia
Navigating the legal agreements of $5 billion in investments  and requests for helipads.

  Tech talent pool lures Amazon HQ2, HQ3 to New York and Virginia
After a year of speculation, secrecy and teasing, the retail and cloud giant announced New York City and Northern Virginia will be homes to its newest headquarters.


  NYC, Northern Virginia win Amazon's HQ2 split
Local officials in Long Island City and Crystal City said Amazon's official announcement will spur not only construction and repurposing to support 25,000 employees in each location, but regional building booms as well.


  Amazon's HQ2 set for Virginia, NYC: What does it mean for schools?
The new headquarters could bring expanded STEM and career-and-technical ed opportunities, as well as a handful of logistical nightmares.

  Strong university ecosystems feed Amazon HQ2s' fire
Amazon says it will hire 50,000 employees for its two new headquarters. A variety of nearby colleges will help facilitate the process.


  It's final: Amazon pegs NYC, Virginia for HQ2 (with nod to Nashville)
The Tennessee capital was a surprise winner, landing 5,000 jobs as part of an "operations center of excellence."


  Amazon splits HQ2 between NYC, Northern Virginia due to talent potential
Competitive pay, benefits and career opportunities will be even more important for other employers in the region.


  How Amazon's NYC HQ might hurt the city's already-struggling ad industry
The tech giant is establishing a sizable new hub near the heart of the marketing and advertising industries. History shows it can be both a powerful partner and a considerable disruptor.

Smart Cities

  How Amazon's HQ2 decision could impact transit
Northern Virginia and New York City have big plans for infrastructure, while the future may be a little murkier on that front in Nashville, TN.

  A look at the rental housing markets in Amazon's new HQ locations
Long Island City, NY and Crystal City, VA witnessed year-over-year rent growth of 5.1% and 5%, respectively, according to data from RENTCaf .

Supply Chain

  Amazon to build supply chain hub in Nashville
The tech giant said it would build an Operations Center of Excellence in the Tennessee capital, in addition to new headquarters in New York City and Northern Virginia.