NYC, Amazon, and incentives

NYC, Amazon, and incentives

We continue our series on the Amazon HQ2 incentive offers with a look at the local agreements, turning this week to New York and Long Island City. This MOU is different from the other local agreements because there is a single, combined state and local document, the...
Tennessee’s incentive agreement with Amazon

Tennessee’s incentive agreement with Amazon

This is the third article in our series on the details of the Amazon incentive agreements with Virginia, New York and Tennessee. The state of Tennessee has offered a package of grants and tax incentives with a projected value of $102 million for an Operations Center...
New York’s agreement with Amazon

New York’s agreement with Amazon

Photo Credit: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times We are continuing our series on the details of the Amazon HQ2 incentive agreements with Virginia, New York, and Tennessee. This article examines the terms of New York’s memorandum of understanding pertaining to $1.7...
Virginia’s grant agreement with Amazon

Virginia’s grant agreement with Amazon

Amazon’s announcement that it will split its HQ2 has generated dozens of articles on the  process, the factors that led to the decision, and various points of view on the importance of incentives. We are going down a different path and will devote several blog...