AmazonHQ2

November 28, 2018, 5am PST
A Regional Plan Association white paper makes that case that New York City and Amazon have mutually beneficial goals with the decision to located the tech company's second headquarters in Long Island City.
Crain's New York Business
November 25, 2018, 9am PST
Nashville was a surprise benefactor of the Amazon HQ2 announcement earlier this month. Amazon will definitely benefit from the deal as well.
The Tennessean
November 21, 2018, 6am PST
Concerns about the Opportunity Zone program created by the GOP tax bill passed in the waning hours of 2017—that it would enable gentrification and displacement for the profit of wealthy investors—won't be assuaged by this news.
The New York Times
November 19, 2018, 11am PST
The New York Department of City Planning has proposed more permissive zoning regulations for the neighborhood just to the south of Amazon's future home in Long Island City.
Commercial Observer
November 19, 2018, 5am PST
Saturday Night Love comes up with a novel hot take on the thinking behind Amazon's decision to split its new second headquarters between New York City and Northern Virginia.
The Washington Post
November 16, 2018, 5am PST
A totally fake news story, intended to satirize, not provide any factual information, makes fun of how much New York City's political leadership gave to Amazon to make sure HQ2 would call the Big Apple home.
The Onion
November 15, 2018, 9am PST
Amazon's decision to locate half of its HQ2 location in Northern Virginia kicks the state into gear on transportation projects. More funding could potentially be on the way.
Greater Greater Washington
November 14, 2018, 10am PST
According to an announcement by Virginia Tech yesterday, their plans to build a $1 billion innovation campus in nearby Alexandria helped win the HQ2 prize for Northern Virginia.
WTOP
November 5, 2018, 1pm PST
According to leaked information, Northern Virginia, Dallas, and New York City were in the lead in the competition to land the location of the second Amazon headquarters. Now sources report the company will split the HQ2 footprint between two cities.
New York Times
October 24, 2018, 12pm PDT
Real estate investors are willing to gamble on the potential of the future location, still to be determined, of Amazon's second headquarters.
The Wall Street Journal
July 6, 2018, 6am PDT
Good Jobs First put a price tag on the lucrative deals local and state officials throw at flashy tech companies. It's a trend that is only growing with deals like Foxconn in Wisconsin and the expected Amazon HQ2 announcement.
The Guardian
April 26, 2018, 11am PDT
Spoiler alert: the rent will go up in whatever city Amazon chooses for the site of its second headquarters.
Zillow Research
April 1, 2018, 11am PDT
The pundits got it wrong.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
January 22, 2018, 8am PST
The Saturday Night Light Live cast took a break from satirizing the Trump Administration to poke fun at Amazon.
Recode
January 19, 2018, 2pm PST
A CityLab article surveys Twitter for the seven stages of Amazon grief.
CityLab
January 18, 2018, 9am PST
In September, 238 applicants dreamed the impossible dream of attracting the second headquarters of Amazon, along with some 40,000 jobs. Today, all but 20 of those applicants will have to find a new quest.
The New York Times
November 17, 2017, 6am PST
Atlanta's regional transit agency is pursuing funding for a 12-mile extension of the Blue Line light rail line into suburban DeKalb County.
CBS46
November 17, 2017, 5am PST
The lengths to which cities have gone, or will go, in their bids to attract the second headquarters for Amazon has produced a cottage industry of media coverage. Satire from The Onion follows that trail to its most explosive of possible ends.
The Onion
October 27, 2017, 6am PDT
The Onion is satire, so we'll never know if Jeff Bezos felt sorry for any of the cities wasting time and money on a pitch to win Amazon's second headquarters.
The Onion
Blog post
October 19, 2017, 11am PDT

In a first for urbanism, Amazon turned a request for proposals into a hashtag. Welcome to #AmazonHQ2 day.

James Brasuell