Amazon announces HQ2 locations in New York and Virginia
November 12, 2018 / Jessica Guerin
Amazon announced Tuesday the locations for its second headquarters, naming Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia, as the winners of its year-long search. Amazon’s HQ2 is expected to bring 50,000 jobs with an average salary of $100,000 over the next 15 years, plus more than $5 billion in investment over the span of 17 years. Amazon also announced it will open an Operations Center of Excellence in Nashville that will create 5,000 jobs.