It s official: Amazon will split headquarters between LIC, Crystal City, and open new hub in Nashville Company officially announced move on Tuesday
Clockwise from top left: Crystal City, Long Island City, Downtown Nashville, and Jeff Bezos (Credit: Wikipedia, Getty Images, and Nashville Guru)
It s official: After more than a year of hype, Amazon has announced that it will split its two new headquarters between Long Island City and Crystal City. And in a last-minute surprise, the company also revealed it will be opening a regional hub in downtown Nashville.
The news comes after several reports indicated that Amazon had settled on moving 50,000 employees to Queens, New York, and Arlington, Virginia, evenly splitting the workers between the new locations. The company announced on Tuesday that it will also create 5,000 more jobs in Nashville.
Amazon kicked off its competition to select a new headquarters in September 2017, a courting process that s drawn considerable criticism in recent days. Cities across the country offered up substantial tax breaks and other incentives in hopes of luring the company s second headquarters. Amazon ultimately selected two locations that had long been predicted as likely winners, w爱上海同城