Amazon HQ2

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This Tech Leader Just Called Out City Gov. for Prioritizing Amazon Over Growing Local Biz

As cities anxiously await the Amazon’s final HQ2 decision, some experts say only New York and D.C. have a shot, while others have called on […]

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Amazon Whisperer Scott Galloway Says Philly Has a Shot at HQ2

NYU marketing professor Scott Galloway — whose new book The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google is at the top of […]

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Richard Florida Calls For Truce in Amazon HQ2 Bidding War

Richard Florida, the urbanist researcher who first told us about the “creative class” and is now sounding the alarm about “The New Urban Crisis,” is […]

Property

Amazon HQ2 and Housing: Analysts Pick Pittsburgh Over Philly

One of the chief selling points advocates of Philadelphia as the home for Amazon HQ2 have made is the region’s ample supply of housing within […]

Business

These Experts Say Philadelphia Is the Best Place for Amazon

After Amazon released a short list of finalists for its second headquarters last week, experts have jumped into the fray to double down on predictions […]

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New Ranking of Amazon Finalists Says Philly Is a Top 10 Contender

If you’re not rolling your eyes at Amazon’s HQ2 competition yet, here’s another ranking. Now that Amazon released its list of 20 finalists on Thursday, […]

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Philly Makes Amazon’s List of Top 20 HQ2 Finalists

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Congrats, Philly. Amazon has narrowed its list of potential host cities for its second headquarters, […]

Business

Kenney: Philly’s “New” Businesses Don’t Talk About Taxes

Philadelphia eagerly submitted its bid for Amazon’s second headquarters back in October, and, since then, the mayor’s schedule has been peppered with visits to local […]

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Philly Doesn’t Want to Tell You What It Promised Amazon for HQ2

From New Jersey: $7 billion in tax incentives. From Chicago: $1.32 billion in workers’ income taxes. From Chula Vista, California: 85 acres of land, worth $100 million, […]

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WSJ Doesn’t Even Bother to Include Philly in Amazon Analysis

The Wall Street Journal just released its definitive list of potential locations for Amazon’s new corporate headquarters and, lo and behold, there’s no trace of […]

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PHOTOS: Still Courting Amazon, Philly Takes Over Seattle With New Ad Campaign

Philadelphia may have submitted its bid for Amazon’s HQ2 over a week ago, but that’s hasn’t stopped the city from shamelessly courting the e-commerce giant. […]

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OPINION: I Hope Amazon HQ2 Doesn’t Come to Philly

Today is the deadline for cities to place their bids to host Amazon’s second headquarters. Philadelphia, along with Chicago, Houston, Boston and more than 50 other […]

Business

Philly’s Amazon Bid Is In. Now We Wait.

In just six weeks, Philadelphia pulled together a pitch for Amazon’s HQ2, and the city officially submitted it on Thursday morning. And of course, the […]

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Here’s a Look at Philly’s Final Push for Amazon

Bids for Amazon’s $5 billion HQ2 are due tomorrow (that was fast!), and Philadelphia has really cranked up the wooing this week. If you’ve taken […]

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Someone Who Matters Actually Thinks Philly Has a Good Shot at Amazon

Ever since Amazon announced the competition for HQ2, it seems like every other day an analytics firm releases a hot take as to which city the e-commerce giant […]