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Amazon Unveils Unique Design for HQ2 Building in Virginia

Amazon on Feb. 2 unveiled new renderings of its second headquarters (HQ2) in northern Virginia, which include plans for a 350-ft.-tall tower dubbed "The Helix." The tower is part of Amazon's proposed development plans for the second phase of HQ2, which the company hopes to complete in 2025....


Amazon Announces Its First Fulfillment Center in Waco

Amazon.com Inc. recently announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Waco, Texas, which is anticipated to launch in 2021. "We are proud to be bringing our newest Amazon facility to the city of Waco and we look forward to bringing in new jobs and supporting this great community," said Alicia Boler Davis, Amazon's vice president of global customer fulfillment....


Trammell Crow Co. to Develop Amazon Center in Houston

Amazon.com Inc. is building another 850,000-sq.-ft. fulfillment center in the Houston area. Dallas-based Trammell Crow Co. is the developer for the project, which is being built on 93.5 acres at 10507 Harlem Rd., Richmond, in Fort Bend County, according to a press release....


The Latest: Amazon Ditches New York HQ Plans

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon says it will not be building a new headquarters in New York, a stunning reversal after a yearlong search. The online retailer has faced opposition from some New York politicians, who were unhappy with the tax incentives Amazon was promised....


Amazon Fulfillment Center Rises Near Birmingham

A $325 million fulfillment center being built by Amazon will have a dramatic impact on the city of Bessemer, Ala., when it opens in 2019. The online retail giant is constructing the 855,000-sq.-ft. building just outside of Birmingham, providing new opportunities to the community....


Amazon Plans $230M Operations Center in Nashville

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe recently announced that Amazon will invest more than $230 million to establish a new Operations Center of Excellence in downtown Nashville....


Amazon Selects NYC, Northern Va. for New HQ, Nashville for Operations Center

Amazon has announced that it has selected New York City and Arlington, Va., as the locations for the company's new headquarters. Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters locations, with more than 25,000 employees each in New York City and Arlington....


It's No Secret: Amazon to Announce New HQ2 Location(s)

It's — just about — official: Amazon has chosen New York City and Northern Virginia as split locations for its second (and now third) headquarters. The Wall Street Journal reported the decision the night of Nov....


Experts Betting On Two Locations for Amazon's HQ2

Nothing is yet set in stone, but experts believe all signs indicate that Amazon will split its second headquarters between Northern Virginia and New York City. Throughout the year, Amazon has been accepting bids and proposals from cities all over the country to choose a location for its second headquarters, "HQ2." The chosen location—or locations—will see a $5 billion investment from the company, along with about 50,000 jobs, Business Insider reported....


Amazon Building Collapse Kills Two

A tornado caused a portion of an Amazon warehouse in Baltimore to collapse the night of Nov. 2 , killing two people. Fire crews were called to the company's Fulfillment Center around 10:30 in the evening regarding a possible collapse....






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