Amazon is coming to Northern Virginia with thousands of high-paying IT jobs to fill, at a time when other companies are struggling to find enough qualified candidates to fill their own IT job openings.
Amazon’s future HQ2 landlord will sell more stock to the public to fund new development. Chevy Chase, Maryland-based JBG Smith has filed for a secondary stock offering.
JBG Smith says Amazon has signed three Crystal City leases totaling 537,000 square feet for buildings at 241 18th St. South, 1800 South Bell St. and 1770 Crystal Drive.
Demolition has started on South Bell Street and Crystal Drive, two of three buildings near the Crystal City Metro station that Amazon plans to lease from JBG Smith. The aging office buildings are being refurbished prior to Amazon’s arrival.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring issued an advisory opinion saying the state’s transportation board can rename Jefferson Davis Highway in Arlington, also known as U.S. Route 1, provided the county’s board adopts a resolution requesting a name change.
Virginia passed its incentive deal last month, and after a contentious county board meeting, Arlington approved its package Saturday night. So now what?
Arlington is going to take money from taxes paid on hotel, motel and other lodging stays to help Amazon grow.
The company’s head of worldwide economic development, Holly Sullivan, says Amazon employees were regularly surveying Crystal City locals about the prospect of becoming the neighborhood’s newest, and largest, occupant.
Advocates for working-class communities of color are concerned that Amazon HQ2’s arrival in Crystal City will displace homes in the nearby neighborhood of “Arlandria.”
The company pledged to hire 25,000 people from around our area to work in Arlington, but an expert said the quality of the jobs is more important than the quantity. The fact that the jobs are not dependent on the federal government should boost the economy, too.
An Amazon executive was the person everyone wanted to hear from Thursday night at a panel discussion about the company’s plans for a new headquarters in Crystal City.
McLean-based Booz Allen Hamilton, with more than 12,000 employees spread across two dozen offices in the Washington region, has signed a lease to expand its space in Crystal City.
Arlington and other localities around the D.C. region have enough room to add the housing necessary to keep pace with the Amazon-driven population influx expected over the coming years — but actually realizing that potential won’t be easy, regional planners say.
The D.C. region’s largest residential real estate network is putting its heft directly at the feet of would-be workers at Amazon’s future second headquarters.
In 2020, Nick Freshman’s Mothersauce Partners restaurant group will open a new restaurant, bar and coffee shop just a short walk away from where Amazon’s new National Landing offices will be.
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