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  • [Pulse] Did Amazon's about-face on its NY HQ2 plans turn the Long Island City real estate market upside down?

    Real estate in the Queens neighborhood was hot even before the tech giant set its sights on the area
    Well before Amazon announced its plans to pursue a second headquarters in Long Island City, the Queens neighborhood was among the fast-growing real estate markets of NYC. Major players in the real estate industry set their foot on the once-crumbling industrial neighborhood and secured millions of dollars to finance massive commercial and industrial projects. Yet, Amazon’s snafu announced last week still stunned the LIC real estate market.
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  • Is Amazon reconsidering NY HQ2?

    Sources say opposition has the company rethinking its Long Island City campus
    Amazon announced in November that Arlington, Virginia, and Long Island City, New York, would be split homes to its new second headquarters after a closely followed, year-long search that had cities across the country vying for the tech giant's attention. But now, sources tell The Washington Post that Amazon is rethinking its plans, as opposition from local politicians is proving to be more of a hurdle than the company anticipated.
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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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