Losing Amazon HQ2 would be bad for NYC

When Amazon announced last year that New York City and the Washington, D.C., area would share Amazon’s much-coveted second headquarters — and would get  25,000 high-paying jobs apiece  — much of the country was green with envy, and a little surprised.

That the company struck deals with these two urban, East Coast areas […]

By |2019-02-08T16:45:43+00:00February 8th, 2019|Chelsea Office Space, Downtown NYC Office Space, Office Space Near Amazon - LIC|Comments Off on Losing Amazon HQ2 would be bad for NYC

Allow yourself to embrace ‘Jomo’ — the joy of missing out

Miranda Green JANUARY 6, 2019

Clearly none of us is getting any younger. But it still seemed remarkable that colleagues in the FT office on New Year’s Day were competing not about how late they stayed out the night before, nor about the wildness of the parties, but about who managed to get to bed before […]

How Amazon HQ2 Will Affect Long Island City

By James Nelson
Principal, Head of Tri-State Investment Sales
Avison Young

This month for The Nelson Report I wanted to explore the implications of the “Amazon Effect” and what exactly attracted the massive commerce company to pick Long Island City out of 238 other places to be the home of its second headquarters.

I had the pleasure of sitting […]

By |2018-12-08T10:40:04+00:00December 8th, 2018|Office Space Near Amazon - LIC|Comments Off on How Amazon HQ2 Will Affect Long Island City

What Amazon’s HQ2 Could Look Like (If Energy Independent) Long Island City, Queens NYC

The Bezos has spoken. Amazon’s HQ2 is officially a split-decision between Long Island City in Queens, New York, and Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia—the predictable epicenters of finance, commerce and government. The official news leaves 236 other cities feeling extremely disappointed (or even used) like they were part of some bizarre, overhyped Seinfeld finale. But what split-decision […]

By |2018-11-19T13:37:29+00:00November 19th, 2018|Office Space Near Amazon - LIC, Wharton Property Advisors|Comments Off on What Amazon’s HQ2 Could Look Like (If Energy Independent) Long Island City, Queens NYC