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No, Amazon Didn't Just Rename a City ‘National Landing.' Here's the Deal

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After a lengthy selection process that preoccupied several major cities across the U.S., Amazon publicly revealed the two locations of its second headquarters.
The behemoth announced that it will split “HQ2” between New York City and Arlington, Virginia. However, the official statement released Tuesday left Beltway residents confused over what many online interpreted as a new name for the Arlington neighborhood Amazon plans to call home.
In the press release , Amazon stated “the new Washington, D.C. metro headquarters in Arlington will be located in National Landing.”
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Amazon is essentially creating a new neighborhood in Virginia for its HQ2

Amazon is essentially creating a new neighborhood in Virginia for its HQ2

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Amazon's official announcement about its HQ2 decision has prompted a few questions about its upcoming Arlington, Virginia, location.
Amazon posted a statement saying that its new Virginia HQ2 would be located in National Landing.
This location appears to be a new Arlington neighborhood created with HQ2 in mind.
Arlington, Virginia, came out a winner in Amazon's grueling HQ2 competition - but one detail in the tech giant's announcement has left observers and Washington, DC-area natives scratching their heads.
The Seattle-based online retailer is slated to set up shop in National Landing...
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Amazon Selects New York City and Arlington, Va., as Its HQ2 Cities

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Amazon announced it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for new headquarters, with hiring at both locations beginning in 2019.
Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters.
In addition, it selects Nashville as new Operations Center of Excellence with more than 5,000 jobs. The new Washington, D.C., metro headquarters in Arlington will be located in National Landing.
Amazon will receive performance-based direct incentives of $573 million based on the company creating 25,000 jobs with an average wage of over...
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A cactus, graffiti, wacky reviews and thousands of sandwiches: Tactics cities used to try to lure Amazon

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The guessing game is over: Amazon.com plans to open new corporate outposts in northern Virginia and New York, two already-crowded metropolitan areas that are likely to become even less affordable with a new influx of tech workers. In some ways, the decision isn't surprising, as Amazon had made...
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Toronto loses bid to host Amazon's second headquarters

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TORONTO - Amazon will be spreading its vast expansion plans over multiple North American locations, but confirmed on Tuesday that it will not be calling Canada home.
The retail behemoth announced that its coveted second headquarters, popularly dubbed HQ2, will be divided between New York City and Arlington, Va.
The announcement puts an end to Toronto's hopes of hosting the massive expansion, which promised to bring 50,000 jobs to the region where the headquarters are built.
The joint bid from Toronto and surrounding municipalities was among dozens from Canadian cities eager to court...
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Arlington, Virginia, lured in Amazon with promises of a helipad and a cash grant of up to $550 million

Arlington, Virginia, lured in Amazon with promises of a helipad and a cash grant of up to $550 million

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Amazon has officially announced that it will split its long-awaited HQ2 between Arlington, Virginia and Long Island City, New York.
Arlington, Virginia, has long been touted as a frontrunner in Amazon's contest.
In its proposal, Arlington promised the tech giant everything from a helipad to up to $550 million in cash grants.
It's official. Arlington, Virginia, is one of the three spots that won out in Amazon's much-hyped HQ2 contest.
The National Landing area of Arlington will be splitting HQ2 with Long Island City, New York, while a new location in Nashville, Tennessee, will function as...
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It's official: Amazon will split headquarters between LIC, Crystal City, and open new hub in Nashville

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It's official: After more than a year of hype, Amazon has announced that it will split its two new headquarters between Long Island City and Crystal City. And in a last-minute surprise, the company also revealed it will be opening a “regional hub” in downtown Nashville. The news comes after several reports indicated that Amazon had settled on moving 50,000 employees to Queens, New York, and Arlington, Virginia, evenly splitting the workers between the new...
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Amazon will get up to $2.2 billion in incentives from New York City, Northern Virginia and Nashville

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Amazon announced Tuesday it would split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and National Landing in Arlington, Virginia. It also announced a new Operations Center of Excellence in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Amazon Selects New York City and Arlington, Va., as Its HQ2 Cities

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Amazon announced it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for new headquarters, with hiring at both locations beginning in 2019.
Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters.
In addition, it selects Nashville as new Operations Center of Excellence with more than 5,000 jobs. The new Washington, D.C., metro headquarters in Arlington will be located in National Landing.
Amazon will receive performance-based direct incentives of $573 million based on the company creating 25,000 jobs with an average wage of over...
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Amazon confirms Northern Virginia, New York City for new HQs

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Amazon today confirmed that Northern Virginia and New York City won the yearlong bidding competition for the company's new headquarters amid growing criticism the move will further concentrate wealth in America's coastal, urban centers. The e-commerce giant formally announced that Crystal City in Northern Virginia and Long Island City in Queens, New York will share the 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investment that the company dangled as a prize last September. “These two locations will allow us to attract world-class talent that will help us to continue inventing for customers for years to...
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Amazon selects New York, Virginia over Philly for new HQ; Mayor Kenney responds

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Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Arlington in northern Virginia.
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The Latest: Amazon picks New York, Virginia for HQ

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The Latest on Amazon's second headquarters : 10:15 a.m. Amazon has confirmed that it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia....
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Amazon chooses New York City, Northern Virginia for HQ2

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The announcement ends a year-long courtship by cities and metropolitan areas across North America.
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Amazon Announces New York and Virginia as HQ2 Picks

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The company said it would start giant expansions in Long Island City in Queens and Crystal City in Arlington, Va.
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Amazon picks New York and Northern Virginia for HQ2

Amazon picks New York and Northern Virginia for HQ2

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After running a yearlong competition that drew interest from hundreds of cities and states, Amazon has made its decision.
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Amazon to announce investments in NY, Virginia, Nashville: source

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Amazon.com Inc is announcing on Tuesday a major investment in Nashville, Tennessee along with confirming it is adding two new headquarters in New York and northern Virginia, a person briefed on the matter said.
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