This decision ended a long battle between the various cities of the United States that wanted to host a large company. However, Amazon will be happy not only with New York and Washington. Nashville in Tennessee will become the new home of the East Coast of Amazon.
Amazon will strengthen its position in New York and the country's capital city, in order to attract more skilled workers from technological giants Silicon Valleia. The search for staff in the new headquarters starts in 2019.
The headquarters in Washington will be located in Arlington, Virginia, and New York will be located on the island of Long Island, Kueens County, next to Manhattan and United Nations Headquarters.
"The headquarters will help to help global talent continue to build wealth for our customers in the coming years," said founder and director of Amazon Jeff Bezos.
Amazon also reported a surplus of 1.525 billion. Acceleration of the dollar from the state of New York for 25,000 companies. new jobs. Another 573 million Virginia will provide jobs for jobs in the country.
According to Amazon, the company has invested over $ 160 billion in 2010 in the United States. Dollars, construction and use of warehouses, data centers and headquarters.
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