Articles Tagged with ''Amazon''

Airbnb hires top Amazon exec as CFO as it moves toward IPO

Dave Stephenson hired as chief financial officer
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky has said he plans to take the short-term rental company public before 2020, and now, the company has a new chief financial officer to help guide it through its initial public offering. Airbnb announced Monday that it is hiring Dave Stephenson away from Amazon to be its new CFO.
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Nashville could be the real winner in new Amazon expansion

Set to benefit more from its smaller investment
Amazon recently announced its second headquarters, HQ2, will be split between New York City and Arlington, Virginia, with Nashville, Tennessee winning the consolation prize – an operations center. But this “consolation prize” may end up being the real winner.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Senate set to vote on Trump’s CFPB nominee

Plus Amazon HQ2 killing affordable housing? And thoughts on "Monopoly for Millennials"
Last week, the biggest groups in housing called on the Senate to bring Kathy Kraninger's nomination to run the CFPB to a vote. And it looks like they're about to get their wish. Plus, did Amazon's HQ2 move kill more than 1,000 units of affordable housing? And, Monopoly for Millennials. Yes, it's real. And it's spectacular.
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Amazon breathes life into HQ2 housing markets

New headquarter locations see surge of interest from prospective buyers
Amazon has selected Long Island City, New York, and Crystal City, Virginia, as the split locations for its HQ2, and data suggest that even as early as last week, the real estate markets in these areas have boomed.
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Amazon announces HQ2 locations in New York and Virginia

Housing industry reacts to potential impact
Amazon announced Tuesday the locations for its second headquarters, naming Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia, as the winners of its year-long search. HQ2 is expected to bring 50,000 jobs and more than $5 billion in investments, and while this will be a boost to the local economies, some are critical of the tech giant’s impact on property values and infrastructure.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Nation honors veterans while wildfires ravage California and Trump tweets incite anger

Plus, Amazon H2Q speculation sends ripples through real estate markets
Today, the nation honors the 20 million American veterans who have fought for their country on the 100-year anniversary of the armistice of World War I. Also, as intense wildfires continue to ravage California, President Donald Trump tweets that mismanagement has led to the destruction, inciting a flurry of criticism. We’ve got all that and more in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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