Amazon scraps plan to build a headquarters in New York City

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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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The plan, which included almost $3 billion in subsidies and tax breaks, provoked a grassroots backlash. "The commitment to build a new headquarters. in New York City, New York state, and New York’s.

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(Bloomberg) — 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.

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.

More than a year of work to bring Amazon.com Inc’s headquarters. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that the world’s biggest online retailer would not go ahead with plans to invest US$2.5 billion to.

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.

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 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.

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Notch another victory for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The freshman Democratic representative celebrated online retailer Amazon’s decision Thursday to scrap its plans to build a new headquarters in her New York City district. "I think it’s incredible," Ocasio-Cortez responded when asked to.