This decision concluded a long struggle between the various US cities that wanted to host a huge company. However, Amazon will be happy not only with New York and Washington. Tennessee State will become the new home of the Amazon East Coast unit.
Amazon will strengthen its position in New York and state capital to attract more skilled workers than Silicon Valley technology giants. The search for staff at the new headquarters will begin in 2019.
New Washington DC headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, and New York headquarters in Long Island, Queens area, near Manhattan and United Nations headquarters.
"Headquarters will help create world talents that will help us continue to build wealth for our customers in the coming years," said Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.
Amazon also reported a surplus of 1.525 billion. Dollar increase from New York due to the company's 25 thousand. new jobs. Another 573 million Virginia state will provide jobs for the country.
According to Amazon, the company has invested more than $ 160 billion since 2010 in the United States. Dollars, creating and using warehouses, data centers and headquarters.
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