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No New York City headquarters for Amazon total melt down

Amazon the largest e-commerce company in the world had huge plans to create a second campus outside its Seattle home-base planning even more expansion. City leaders looked more like suitors clamoring for the attention of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in their quest to land the $5 billion development and its promise of 50,000 high-paying jobs.

Print edition | Leaders
Mar 25th 2017

New York City won half the project, and everything went sideways due to local politicians and different union organizations. Amazon on Thursday canceled its plans to build a 25,000-employee campus in New York. It’s still moving forward with a 25,000-employee site in Arlington, Virginia, which will be made over the next decade.

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