Amazon is also close to a deal to move to the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, a Washington suburb, one of the people said. Seattle-based Amazon is expected to unveil its HQ2 as soon as this week.
Two other statistics may also stand the submarket in good stead with Amazon executives. Long Island City is a short subway ride across the East River from Midtown Manhattan. However, the company is not exactly denying the report's accuracy.
"I was afraid if we landed Amazon, they'd take all the oxygen out of the room", said David Townsend of real estate firm Newmark Knight Frank. "Because it would be a great economic boost".
But while visions of throngs of wealthy taxpayers suddenly appearing in their cities lured many officials, other expressed concerns that an unprecedented flood of young, highly-educated, well-paid workers from elsewhere might destroy the very charm and culture of the cities that made them so alluring in the first place.
Amazon announced a year ago that the retail giant was looking to open a second headquarters somewhere in North America, bringing with it as many as 50,000 new jobs.
A new report suggests that Amazon's highly sought-after HQ2 won't go to one city, but two.
Amazon's headquarters is in Seattle, where the company's "urban campus" is woven into the fabric of the city.
The internet retailing giant had issued an eight-page request for proposals to North American municipalities interested in hosting the rapidly expanding company's new digs, pledging a $5 billion investment and 50,000 new jobs over the next 20 years.
Another top contender is Dallas, which has a lower cost of living and has proposed incentives such as tax abatements and grants, according to the Journal.
Leaks about the final stages of Amazon's search for a second headquarters have been pouring out over the past few days. "Not a single city or site". Not far behind is Newark, New Jersey, which announced $7 billion in incentives to attract the company. The paper was also told that Amazon would be able to use a pair of buildings to host "several hundred employees" within nine months if the city is chosen. Jed Kolko, the chief economist at job site Indeed, said that choosing NY and the D.C. area would "be a much less radical move than many imagined" and another example of "rich places getting richer".
The Melbourne Cup was again been marred by the death of a horse on Tuesday, this time the Irish-trained The Cliffsofmoher . The condition of The CliffsofMoher, which was being ridden by star English jockey Ryan Moore, is not yet known.
As well as the "weak" guidance for Q1 2019, investors heard the news that Apple would no longer be reporting unit sales as above. Apple has announced that, as of next quarter, it will no longer report unit sales figures for iPhones, iPads and Macs .
The 30-second ad focuses on the controversial so-called migrant caravan of asylum-seekers making their way to the US border. CNN , however, turned the ad down from the beginning, calling it racist and refusing to sell airtime for it.
In 2016, NASA Osiris-Rex principal investigator Dante Lauretta said: "We're not anywhere near that kind of energy for an impact". If you're feeling a sense of deja vu at this point, you may have read that the Kepler Telescope also ran out of fuel this week .
Deputies also have Dylan Ceglarek and Brian Porras, both 17, in custody and they are facing several criminal charges. He also reported his mother missing and said there was a van with the engine running sitting in his driveway.
Meanwhile winger Xherdan Shaqiri will not travel will the squad for fear that his inclusion may provoke the Belgrade supporters. Politics always has always influence on life, on the life I live at least, and that's how it is.
That means there's a time that it's not there and we all felt like, 'What the heck is here?' A lot of men with testosterone. One is talking - that's me - and sometimes before I start talking the boys have a few words and that's all.
If they are a first-time voter in the state, they will most likely need to bring a form of photo ID from a range of valid options. Thousands of Sedgwick County voters have already cast their ballots using early voting , both in person and through the mail.
Manager Jurgen Klopp said he was leaving the player out because of the likely hostile reception Shaqiri would receive in Belgrade. Liverpool suffered defeat at Red Star Belgrade , while Thierry Henry's AS Monaco were on the end of thumping by Club Brugge.
With all of their rotation players healthy or back from suspension, the Lakers will be looking to establish consistency. In other words, the Raptors could still be without Kawhi even though he didn't play on Sunday.
Arsene Wenger 'to replace Gennaro Gattuso as AC Milan manager'
Wenger has been without a club since leaving Arsenal at the end of last season, 22 years after taking over the Gunners in 1996. Different sources have revealed that the Frenchman is in advanced talks to replace Gennaro Gattuso at the Italian club.
China to continue Iran trade despite new U.S. sanctions
According to Pompeo, more than 20 importing countries and regions have "zeroed out" their imports of crude oil already. It is the realization of the withdrawal of the agreement on the iranian nuclear 2015 announced by Donald Trump in may.
The biggest threat to Trump winning a second term
In suburban areas where key House races will be decided, voters skewed significantly toward Democrats by a almost 10-point margin. This practice of manipulating constituency maps to gain political advantage was first practiced by MA governor Elbridge Gerry.
Fox News doesn't condone Sean Hannity appearance with Trump
It was an extraordinary scene after the news network had worked Monday to establish distance between Hannity and the campaign. Trump paused his stump speech for roughly five minutes after being alerted to a medical emergency in the crowd of thousands.
China to kick off its first International Import Expo
Trump's tactics but echo US complaints. "We've taken the toughest-ever action to crack down on China's abusive trade practices". But it is "unlikely to have much impact" on its politically sensitive trade balance with the United States.