Items Tagged with 'Amazon HQ2'

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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 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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  • Bainbridge Companies hires five new executives to position for growth

    Bainbridge says it expects significant growth in East Coast operations over next 3 to 5 years
    Luxury multifamily firm Bainbridge Companies, recently hired five members to its executive team in support of its growth initiatives in the Mid-Atlantic region. As the single-family industry struggles to prop up sagging originations and fight low inventory, resulting in a tough season full of layoffs, the multifamily industry appears to be running strong. The ability of firms to hire for growth is a good indicator that things are going swimmingly in the multifamily industry.
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  • ProTeck says Amazon will choose this city for its HQ2

    Says housing market makes area the perfect finalist
    Over the past several months, cities have battled it out to see who will be the home of Amazon’s planned second headquarters, and now Pro Teck says it may know which city will win. Pro Teck’s analysis shows this community may be well-positioned to receive the 50,000 new jobs expected with HQ2 due to its promising housing market and well-educated workforce.
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  • Amherst Capital: Amazon’s HQ2 choice to drive local housing demand up to 25%

    HQ2's future location will see an uptick in demand
    Real estate investment firm Amherst Capital Management released market commentary on Wednesday outlining the potential impact Amazon’s second headquarters could have on the already hot housing markets of the 20 cities being eyed by the ecommerce giant. Amherst Capital says: "Whether small or large, the area in which HQ2 eventually locates will be set for a housing market bump.”
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  • Amazon pick for second HQ likely in already overheated housing market

    CoreLogic report shows home prices overvalued in half of shortlisted markets
    The moment we’ve all been waiting on baited breath for finally happened, as Amazon revealed the 20 finalists for its second headquarters, commonly referred to as Amazon HQ2. Amazon is promising billions in investment plus 50,000 "high-paying jobs," but what else might come with that much corporate investment and new high-paying jobs? Higher home prices.
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