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Reaction to HQ2: From the winners to the not-winners, everybody says they’re happy. Well, almost everybody.

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is bringing half of its second headquarters to Crystal City, Pentagon City and the Potomac Yard — now rebranded, apparently, as National Landing — and the reaction is coming in from both the victors in this 14-month-long competition, and those that didn’t close the deal.

We’ll update this post as the reaction comes in.

From Russ Ramsey, founder and CEO of Ramsey Asset Management and chairman of the Greater Washington Partnership

From Ted Leonsis, CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment and vice chairman of the Greater Washington Partnership:

From Peter Scher, chairman of the Mid-Atlantic region for JPMorgan Chase and vice chairman of the Greater Washington Partnership:

From Sheila Johnson, founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts:

From the joint statement of local unions Local 25, LiUNA Baltimore/Washington Council, CHOICE, and UFCW Local 400P

From Kenneth Samet, president and CEO of MedStar Health:

From Virginia Gov. Ralph…

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.



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