Amazon has picked New York’s Long Island City, in Queens and Arlington County’s Crystal City neighborhoods for split second headquarters.
The cities will get a lot more jobs and tax revenue.
Crystal City is an urban neighborhood in the southeastern corner of Arlington County, Virginia, south of downtown Washington, D.C.
It has extensive integration of office buildings and residential high-rise buildings using underground corridors to travel between stores, offices, and residences. It is possible to get around a large part of Crystal City in an underground city.
Speed and size of the Second HQ build
Amazon has said it plans build its new headquarters in phases, with the $5 billion investment being spread out over a period of 15 to 17 years. By 2019, Amazon hopes to have between 500,000 square feet and 1 million square feet of office space ready.
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