Amazon HQ2

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The Top Real Estate Stories of 2018

What developments in real estate and development were the biggest ones this year? Here are my picks for the top real estate stories of 2018: […]

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Philadelphia Dodged a Major Bullet by Not Getting Amazon HQ2

On Monday night, I did a happy dance. After a year of anxious hype and legitimate caution, news finally broke that Amazon’s second headquarters won’t […]

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Here’s What Philadelphia Offered Amazon in HQ2 Competition

At long last, city officials on Tuesday night released their now-rejected proposal for Amazon’s second headquarters. What’s inside? We now know that Philly offered the […]

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Confirmed: Amazon Was Never Coming to Philadelphia

After 13 months of nonstop Amazon HQ2 hullabaloo, we can all breathe again, for we can officially confirm what many of us knew deep down: […]

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As Philly’s Amazon HQ2 Hopes Dim, Details Emerge of the City’s Secret Pitch Dinner

Philadelphia first submitted its bid to be the site of Amazon’s second headquarters, known as HQ2, in October 2017 and made the short list in […]

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If Amazon’s Hiring Is Any Indication, Philly Definitely Won’t Land HQ2

Jeff Bezos and Amazon’s board of directors descended upon Washington, D.C. on Tuesday ahead of local appearances for Bezos, leading observers to speculate that the […]

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Philly Is Trying Really, Really Hard to Keep Its Amazon HQ2 Bid a Secret

Philadelphia-affiliated organizations have now spent more than $500,000 on the city’s bid to house Amazon’s second headquarters, according to Billy Penn. What, exactly, the city is using […]

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Philly Likely to Appeal Order to Release Amazon HQ2 Bid

City officials say they are considering appealing a state agency’s order to release financial details regarding Philadelphia’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters. Last week, the Pennsylvania Office […]

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Philly Has the Worst Tech Economy of All Amazon HQ2 Finalists, Says Washington Post

This month, the Washington Post published its magnum opus on Amazon’s HQ2 competition. The publication created a thorough index to determine how the 20 finalists […]

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Report: Amazon HQ2 Scouts Have Recently Checked Out Philly

Amazon’s watching you, Philly. Representatives of the e-commerce giant recently visited the city in their scouting for a site for the company’s second headquarters, according to Philly.com. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]