32 Burst results for "Crystal City"

"crystal city" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

02:59 min | Last month

"crystal city" Discussed on WTOP

"Trap tickets at Wolf trap dot org. It's 3 18 traffic and weather on the AIDS to Steve Dressner in the W T o P Traffic Center in the districts were backed up in both directions on the Southeast Southwest Freeway volume toys coming off the case Bridge basically all the way up to the area. South Capitol Street also Abed slum both directions on D C to 95 plenty of brake lights, but In Pennsylvania Avenue Birds Avenue. No incidents for avoid just all volume and best over in Virginia over on the eastbound side, a 66 after 1 23. We did have one broken down on the left side. He has moved on traveling Zar open minor delays through the area, and we're finding a bit of a slow traffic on the north side of I 3 95 backed up in the area Route one of Crystal City. As folks head to the in bound lanes of the 14th Street Bridge Capital Bill William Virginia, while we're getting a bit slow now on the inner loop as we have been, but the delays are growing, Uh, traffic, moving slowly and starting to back up near the tall wrote. It looks like hunting down and over the American Legion Bridge in Montgomery County. Also bid slow North Bong W. Parkway right after Park Police headquarters, the usual spot slows down heading to the ram to the interlude. Elsewhere, South found 95 in Virginia delays forming now in Newington through lording over the Occoquan past 1 23, a better ride one true Southdale City. But don't get too happy now, because, well, we're seeing another string of traffic and it's very slow starting on the south side of Triangle and all the way in the delays extend all the way down through 17 and Falmouth to the Fredericksburg area. North founders. Not much better. The delays in Thornburg straight through Fredericksburg in 17 in fell meth and on the North found side traffic moves a lot better. Once you're north of acquire, Harbored, opens up a bit all the way to the AKA quite expect delays over the bridge. Once you clear the bridge on the northbound high traffic moving better all the way to the Springfield interchange. They're really just a big bee breeds. Still looking at about a 5.5 mile delayed to the span span. We have two lanes open. Eastbound westbound ear's en route, 50 starting to get backed up in Wye Mills through the Queenstown outlets, but heading to the West bound span about a 2.5 mile delay with three lanes open over the westbound span route. 31 moving slowly in both directions. No incidents to report to slow moving traffic over the nice Mac Middleton Bridge. Rid your home of unwanted pastor home. Paramount Pest Control called today for Free Inspection. 888 Triple eight home or at home. Paramount dot com. Steve Dresner. W T o P. Traffic Now to storm team for meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts that humidity is taking its good old time coming into the area, and that is fine by me because it is a beautiful Sunday out there..

Lauryn Ricketts Steve Dressner Steve Dresner Thornburg Fredericksburg Falmouth South Capitol Street Newington Virginia Montgomery County North Bong W. Parkway Mac Middleton Wye Mills Southdale City today Queenstown Occoquan Sunday Crystal City American Legion Bridge
"crystal city" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

02:00 min | 4 months ago

"crystal city" Discussed on WTOP

"21 now and as Crystal City morphs into national landing the home of Amazon second headquarters. There's an effort underway to cut down on the amount of car traffic buzzing by the business Improvement District for National Landing, which includes Crystal City, Pentagon City and Potomac Yard, wants to transform Route one from a car oriented highway into an urban boulevard. Group envisions the roadway between 15th Street south to the Alexandria border, with narrower vehicle travel lanes, wider sidewalks, dedicated bike lanes and lush landscaping. The campaign to transform the roadways called people before cars see the artist's rendering of Route one at W t o p. Com particularly on O. W. T O P NEWS, LOUDON County Supervisors are moving ahead with renaming a couple of highways. After a lengthy debate. The board voted 8 to 1 to come up with new names for Route seven and 50, named for Virginia Governor Harry Byrd and Confederate Commander John Boz be because of their history of supporting racism, the board of form of 16 members Task force, which will last for the public's help in determining the new highway names. The board estimates the cost of replacing the current signs at more than $3 Million graduation season is here. And if you're thinking of getting your team to set of wheels Is an updated list of cars recommended for young drivers. There are more than 50 vehicles on our used vehicle lists, and there are 29 vehicles on our new vehicle list. David Harkey leads the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which collaborated on the list with consumer reports. The cars were picked for safety, reliability and affordability on the used list. You can find a a small sedan, something like a Toyota Prius, for example. That may be in that 6 to $8000 range. Read the entire list of W T o p calm. There are lots of options. Michelle Bash. W T o P. News. Well, if you've ever wondered how sharks travel scientist at Florida State University have come up with an answer. They use a.

David Harkey Michelle Bash 29 vehicles Pentagon City Potomac Yard Crystal City 6 Toyota 16 members $8000 Florida State University Insurance Institute for Highwa 15th Street Prius 8 more than $3 Million 50 more than 50 vehicles 1 O. W. T O P NEWS
Construction continues on Amazon’s Washington DC HQ2

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:43 sec | 10 months ago

Construction continues on Amazon’s Washington DC HQ2

"The D. C area. Instructions underway on two massive towers, the company's building in Crystal City and Amazons, cutting the ribbon on the last office building your plane. To lease here in the region. We have over 1000 people currently working there. Brian Houston is a vice president of public policy with Amazon. All of this is happening even as remote work becomes more and more popular, including at Amazon, where people can work from home through next summer. We were all trying to figure out what's working barn it will look like, But he says the growing acceptance of remote work won't change Amazons plans for future growth here. We're on track to meet our goal of marrying 25,000. People over the next 10 years in Arlington, John Dome and W T O P NEWS, Ethiopia

Brian Houston Crystal City Amazon John Dome Arlington Ethiopia
"crystal city" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

01:30 min | 11 months ago

"crystal city" Discussed on WTOP

"By the American Auto Immune Related Diseases Association. 10, 48 traffic and weather on the Eights treaty. Kessler's in the traffic center. Well, right now we may have a new problem in the district, seeing a delay on the Southeast Southwest Freeway trying to get into the north bound on third Street Tunnel, So it looks like North Bend in the tunnel. Just after you come in off the eastbound freeway, there may be a crash. We also have problems both directions headed to the 14th Street Bridge South bound on 3 95 before the bridge That was a concrete spill, mostly along the right side, North bound 39. Five delays near Route one in Crystal City, headed onto the bridge and from the South bound George Washington Parkway onto the bridge. The right side of the roadway is blocked with what looks to be roadwork South found 3 95 the ramp to the outer loop of the Beltway. They had been doing some debris cleanup after an earlier gravel spell from a dump truck. So watch for any cruise the left over there. No problems along 95 right now, 66 not a bad trip in either direction, starting to see a little bit of a delay on the outer loop of the Beltway heading toward the American Legion Bridge Watch for Elaine to be blocked with work. Yesterday was the left lane that was blocks and just keep an eye out for whatever lane is blocked today in Maryland on the Baltimore Washington Parkway, North bound delays after 1 93 headed toward powder Mill Road, the street sweeping crew continues to work along the right side. I'm Rita Kessler. W T O P. Traffic. Let's go live now. The storm Team four's Lauren Rickets, our election Day and beyond. Forecast, and things are certainly improving. If you like slightly warmer temperatures. Oh, yes, I think you voted for some sunshine.

14th Street Bridge Rita Kessler Related Diseases Association. American Legion Bridge North Bend Eights Crystal City Maryland Lauren Rickets Baltimore Elaine storm Team
"crystal city" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

01:53 min | 1 year ago

"crystal city" Discussed on WTOP

"Com. Nobody. GOP and 4 40 traffic and weather on the eight stateville Time in the W T o p Traffic Center South bound on 3 95 toward 95 in the Springfield interchange across from the ramp to 6 40 for the crash, blocking the left side south bound on 3 95 Exit eight. See that goes into Crystal City on the rude one. Telling one sideways off the ramp getting by slowly, far to the right past the roll back on the exit on the left exit from 3 95 to Route one Crystal City, 66, congested through the three lanes stretches between the Beltway, 1, 23 and 50 Billion Virginia Without Incident Beltway in Maryland. It was heavy on the outer loop into silver spring. That's volume. It's certainly slow on the outer loop through land over toward to 02. That's probably volume but also maybe a distraction on the shoulder there. Nothing officially reported yet, but it's certainly heavier than it was 10 minutes ago South bound on Branch Avenue near 301. The crash If it's there at all would be on the shoulder. We're left with the residual Lee slow traffic and also with higher volumes these days because of the long term closure. Vaca Kik Road, West Branch Avenue and more local traffic mixed with summer through traffic route 50 of the Bay Bridge. No summer travel concerns there. Traffic's moving well. 95 Baltimore Washington Parkway Beltway to Beltway in good shape and an embassy row Massachusetts Avenue with waterside Drive. The work zone should be clear crash on Rock Creek Park Way down below was in the grass and grass and not interfering. With the flow of traffic. For dental vision in life and disability insurance. It's not always about whose biggest and loudest successes about focus. Ask your broker about Renaissance today. Dave Golden w T o P. Traffic We've got Amelia Draper rather Storm Team four. Latest on my forecast for the next few days, a beautiful Thursday afternoon with high temperatures today in the upper seventies to mid eighties, comfortable humidity levels and a mix of clouds and sunshine. We're in.

Crystal City GOP Amelia Draper Dave Golden Rock Creek Park Bay Bridge Renaissance Springfield Virginia Baltimore Maryland Lee
Washington DC, Virginia look to extend school closures as three more die from coronavirus in the district

WTOP 24 Hour News

01:08 min | 1 year ago

Washington DC, Virginia look to extend school closures as three more die from coronavirus in the district

"Three more people who tested positive for covert nineteen have died in Virginia this brings the state's total to six governor Ralph Northam will speak later today about extending school closures for now Virginia schools are closing through next week northern Virginia systems have already extended closures at least two until mid April DC schools won't re open until at least April twenty seventh DEC announced eighteen new positive cases of coronavirus last night bringing the district's total to one hundred and sixteen those new new cases cases include include individuals individuals between between the the ages ages of of eight eight and and seventy seventy one one a a sixty sixty five five year year old old woman woman died died last last night night DEC DEC second second death death linked linked to to the the virus virus she she had had tested tested positive positive for for covert covert nineteen nineteen and and had had underlying underlying health health conditions conditions the the Pentagon Pentagon says says a a crystal crystal city city based based contractor contractor who worked with the defense security cooperation agency died from the virus DOT says his work space at DSCA was cleaned when he tested positive and his co workers had been teleworking

Virginia Ralph Northam Pentagon Pentagon
"crystal city" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW

Newsradio 700 WLW

01:33 min | 2 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW

"Career the nuclear security enterprise is hiring the national nuclear security administration is hosting a hiring event at the doubletree by Hilton crystal city Thursday July eleventh from nine AM to five PM managers will be on site to conduct interviews and extend job offers for federal and contract positions across the country like engineers physical scientist contract specialists in nuclear materials careers visit energy dot gov slash in an essay slash job fair or dial pound two fifty from your mobile phone see job fair you have the option of receiving auto dialed text message from my heart media to learn more motors eastern got a motive group you get industry leading expressed buying options now as to make your payment lock them in from home and pick up the same day you can also be confident in the eastern one price promise they continually compare pricing against the market so you'll get a great deal and the price you see is the price you pay no gimmicks every Eastern vehicle must pass a rigorous multi point inspection and is backed by a seven day return policy eastern cars are always the highest quality visit eastern dot com start shopping expressed today that's eastern dot com.

crystal city administration
"crystal city" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK

106.1 FM WTKK

01:30 min | 2 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK

"Career the nuclear security enterprise is hiring the national nuclear security administration is hosting a hiring event at the doubletree by Hilton crystal city Thursday July eleventh from nine AM to five PM managers will be on site to conduct interviews and extend job offers for federal and contract positions across the country like engineers physical scientist contract specialists in nuclear materials careers visit energy dot gov slash in an essay slash job fair or dial pound two fifty from your mobile phone see job fair you have the option of receiving auto dialed text message from my heart media to learn more motors you already know eastern's automotive group has thousands of the highest quality vehicles to choose from you know every vehicle has been rigorously inspected and is backed by a seven day return policy but have you seen how eastern continues to step it up in our community they pay it forward on fox five DC and find a road to a better community on C. B. S. ninety C. so you can feel good about the company your doing business with eastern dot com slash community today to nominate someone in our community or just check out what they're doing that's eastern dot com slash community.

crystal city company administration
Virginia County approves $23M Amazon HQ2 deal despite protests

Vegas Never Sleeps

00:31 sec | 2 years ago

Virginia County approves $23M Amazon HQ2 deal despite protests

"At a northern Virginia county board meeting Saturday. The protestors repeatedly shouted shame. As the county board unanimously approved a twenty three million dollar incentives package for Amazon to build a new headquarters. Their news outlets report, the Arlington county boards. Five nothing vote came after hours of heated public testimony, Saturday supporters said Amazon's plan to build a massive facility in crystal city will lead to tens of thousands of good jobs opponents overshadow the tech giant does not deserve public subsidies.

Amazon Arlington County Virginia County Crystal City Twenty Three Million Dollar
Deutsche Bank set to announce merger talks with Commerzbank: source

Bloomberg Businessweek

00:53 sec | 2 years ago

Deutsche Bank set to announce merger talks with Commerzbank: source

"Has learned to Deutsche Bank and Commerce Bank are ready to announce they are talking about a merger this after the German government signaled it will allow job in cost cuts the boards of both companies are planning to meet separately. As a first step Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank declined to comment. Bloomberg has learned Aaliyah's S E is exploring the possibility of a combination of its asset management arm with deutchebanks DWA group. A source says it's early in the deliberations, and the talks might not go anywhere as we've been reporting the Arlington Virginia county board unanimously approved a twenty three million dollar incentive package for Amazon to build a headquarters facility in crystal city. The five zero vote yesterday was the final action granting local and state subsidies to Amazon as part of its much publicized plan to create at least twenty five thousand jobs over twelve years. Investors took heart from last week's gains that saw the S and P five hundred rise two point nine percent for

Deutsche Bank And Commerce Ban Deutsche Bank Amazon Deutchebanks Dwa Group Commerzbank Arlington Virginia German Government Bloomberg Aaliyah Twenty Three Million Dollar Nine Percent Twelve Years
"crystal city" Discussed on KSFO-AM

KSFO-AM

01:40 min | 2 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on KSFO-AM

"Plus how your house up north can generate income, even if you're a thousand miles away, and we'll tackle the biggest question of all do. I stay down south for just the winter. Or for good snowbirds is straight ahead. But first, let's go to the real estate today newsroom with Bill Thompson. Hi, Stephen Amazon is walking away from New York City is a second headquarters side. But in crystal city Virginia, the housing market's going crazy in anticipation of the company's arrival realtor. Rachel Carter reports seeing quote packs of investors looking at condos in the neighborhood closest to the new Amazon headquarters. And the northern Virginia association of realtors says for the third consecutive month, the number of new under contracts in the region was up year over year by at least seventy percent. But some people in Tennessee also want Amazon the companies already planning a five thousand job hub in Nashville Andy Posner, the former CEO of C K E restaurants made the case on FOX business. We love profitable companies here, we love companies that create business, you won't have Alexandria or Cossio Cortez in your backyard. You won't have Bill de Blasio is the mayor. Your people won't have to pay fifty percent of whatever they make in taxes to Tennessee. Amazon says it is not reopening the search for another HQ to site. New home sales across America in two thousand nineteen could hit their highest level in over a decade. According to one new forecast, the latest core logic economic outlook says income growth will likely offset higher home prices, and will quote, nudge, national new home sales higher in two thousand nineteen core logic chief economist Frank no tough says and a company produced video.

Stephen Amazon Amazon Tennessee New York City Bill Thompson Bill de Blasio northern Virginia association crystal city Virginia Rachel Carter Cossio Cortez chief economist Andy Posner America Alexandria Nashville FOX Frank CEO C K E
"crystal city" Discussed on The Information's 411

The Information's 411

04:43 min | 2 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on The Information's 411

"In the bay area in places like Long Island city, and that and whatever the hell they're calling the place in outside of DC that they picked starting national land. Exactly exactly when I was when I lived in DC that was called crystal city. Well, think about your crystal betas books, and it's a company town now. See I think it'll be fairly over like the job because they split it out. You know, job growth isn't gonna be Rover night. And you know, I think cities in general are got ready crowded and are going to be getting more crowded, Amazon or not so. I don't know. I underrate the I wouldn't over eight the sort of impact it'll have on to housing market, but I could be wrong. Moving on. We don't have a mere with us today. But we're gonna creep on his turf a little bit go with an easy. One Elon Musk your resolution for next year should be if it's not just tweet less like what's the point? Is it really worth all the trouble? I mean, if you're saying you're in production, hell, and you're so busy, and you're like sleeping at the factory. Then maybe if you spend less time doing interviews explaining your tweets, you'd have more time to take an app sleeping Bill. That's not always the case with I'm very proud of his crazy work schedule. I think also delegate Bar Ilan delicate, you gotta have executives who stick around delegate more true Tesla's losing all kinds of executive give it these are self inflicted. So I still think is resolution should between us. That's would be all resolutions. Everyone has Lucien tweet Lewis. Sorry are seen. Where we go. Now. Let's let's talk about to attack about snap. Tom short. Sure. Snap. Sneaking ando's. Tom that you are the expert on snap. What is the resolution that Evan Spiegel should be making this year? More soul-baring interviews at Nando is in London when I say, you should have once a month. Nando summit where he just goes through every every company problem, I'm referring, of course, to the fairly amusing interview had in the financial times today. Resolution. He should have next year is fairly simple, grow the business. That's really all that matters at this point. He's basically spent the entire year post redesign not apologizing for it really claiming there's a long-term vision for this company that even though they lost a couple of million users. He was direct about it in that interview today. This is still the right decision to have made and long-term. There are huge dividends that this will pay to the company. So now, if you just has to prove it, it's not complicated. At all. They've lost users. The last couple of quarters TVD Q four is gonna look like they've indicated they're gonna lose users. Maybe that was kind of a faint for them to be able to overperform who knows? But it's time to stop pretending like this is a work in progress. Either you have a business or you don't either your growing company for the long-term, you're not and. It's just not it's not complicated for them. So I wish I had more incisive and broader reaching thing for them to say, but I think snap is also benefited from being the hot cool consumer tech company for a number of years. They were the only one that went public really since Twitter, and we're gonna see a lot of interesting consumer tech companies going public next year with probably Airbnb, which we can talk about later and Pinterest and Uber and lift probably both happy next year. So there's going to be probably twenty twenty twenty twenty great. But yeah. I'm in with a small one forever personally. It's maybe it's not a good, look if you have a company that's struggling so much, and you tell your executives that they can't fly business anymore. Need to go coach and you're still running around in your private jet. I'm just gonna say that probably doesn't look great. You know, she doesn't seem to care. He. His cell the jet. Maybe maybe it's like, you know, realize that these things aren't helping you and that you need to at least pretend like you care. About these sanctuary only serve new, perhaps, perhaps, we digress. Anything for Microsoft or apple guys? Apple sell more phones. Microsoft stay boring. Yes, seems to be working for them..

Nando DC Long Island Microsoft apple Tom Amazon Tesla Evan Spiegel ando Twitter executive Lucien Airbnb London Pinterest Lewis
"crystal city" Discussed on Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

04:12 min | 3 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

"None of that other stuff already much. So there we go. So that's us. That's what we had going on. This week. Yeah. Time to hear from from you guys. Hi, Chi in Mali. This is Brenton Detroit. This is Rebecca from Baltimore was Greek to your Coen's on my question questionable. Deep your. I wanted to put in my vote. I wanted to discuss a slightly different. But may be related thing. Don't we all know Josh bulb full? I'm gonna guess listen to our Tim Wu episode sent us. This voice message which has to do with the Amazon H Q two announcements, but also housing my wife, and I are teachers in Arlington Virginia she teaches kindergarten at the elementary school. That serves the crystal city will now national landing part of town. We have lived in Arlington for eight years and for the past little while we've been trying to buy a home in this already. Overpriced market needless to say trying to get value for our money is hard. And it was at the gym my wife goes to again in crystal city, and as I stood in this gym. I looked around in wondered if I would be able to afford to stand there in three years. So no number one number two that whole national ending thing might TISCO right there that whole, you know, Amazon rebranding a semi-industrial Puerto crystal city or crystal city Virginia. As as national Emmys just upsetting. But anyway, yeah. No. And that's that's that's look. This is a terrible thing to say. But that's the way it's supposed to work. That's the way work, right? A began comes to town Langas more valuable. Not not not. Oh, God is working. Man, the, but, but that's the way it's supposed to work, and and look, Josh and his wife are going to get screwed. And and I don't know what to say. And yet the governor of your state lured. I mean that is exactly why like you said states and cities compete so hard for these employers because writ large kind of global trade. Right. You know, it lifts boats, which gets votes sink. Exactly, which gets us the pocketing Oro who had this question about HQ tune Amazon and all that here yo related. Hi, molly. Hi Chi Amazon announcing their winners for each queue to and I guess H Q three has me wondering about tax breaks and subsidies offered to businesses. How do governments decide on what's offer? And are these deals ever actually good for those communities? Thanks for me. Can be smart. So there are two questions in there. Only one of which I know the answer to which is the first part, which is they will do anything, right? Tax breaks real estate abatements all kinds of things whatever it takes to get those however, many jobs, the company promises to come to town. Right. Remember with Amazon, it was fifty thousand Ono eight twenty five thousand split in two different cities to get people to come and see and cities and municipalities and states were giving billions of dollars in incentives, which take many many forms now as to whether they work. I'm I I don't know. I don't know. I mean, look at Foxconn in in Milwaukee, those jobs are coming into like almost a million dollars a piece just in terms of what they're costing the state right for that big iphone manufacturing plant, although they might not make iphones the company that makes phones Foxconn up in Milwaukee, you know. Yep. I think a producer Stephanie who's are on maternity leave tech producer was texting me and saying wait, a second aren't these jobs and she lives in New York? Aren't these jobs coming in and about seventy five thousand dollars per person per job like that? Seems you know, she's like I want my money back. I don't I don't know if that's worthwhile. It's sort of. I was having this conversation actually with my family about sports stadiums. Whether they'll city funded sports stadiums ever, actually pay off in economic development. We know the answer to that. They don't right, right. Yeah. So you have to wonder it is it is a hard calculation to make because it's not an easy thing to quantify. But if that is our guide, then you have to assume that at some point if they pay off it's over, I don't know a century..

Chi Amazon crystal city Amazon Arlington Virginia Josh Foxconn Tim Wu Brenton Detroit Mali Langas Milwaukee Arlington Baltimore producer Rebecca Coen Ono
"crystal city" Discussed on NASACast Audio

NASACast Audio

04:18 min | 3 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on NASACast Audio

"But you understand that? Maybe there's some collaboration coming down the road while speculation freedom is really pretty far along. And it's I mean, we were cutting metal and and building. Hardware already, and it's largely the US segment that's on orbit today. It's just the approach for putting it together was radically different. Again. One of the politically expedient things was to get crew on orbit as soon as possible and under the freedom program. We were a few years into the building segments of before we ever brought crew on board so shuttle flights we would leave it on orbit for a period of time. And so there was a real effort to change that the last redesign that that through in the fifty one six inclination really hurt us, performance wise. It took about thirty percent of the shuttles carrying capability out to go to that hiring clinician orbit. I'll really so that was a big impact on we couldn't just fly the pre-integrated trust segments like and the modules like we had planned with freedom because the shuttle didn't have the carrying capability now at the higher inclination. So one of the things Marshall did on their option. They were option Ahah believe is they offloaded racks and things in the modules. We on did different things to the trust charter lighten it up, and and be able to carry it up to that hiring clinician. So bottom line is Marsh was announced as a winner of the competition that we were going to build space station alpha. I think it was that was the other one was called it first. And and the meantime, we were there were few of us pull off to the side and said, well, let's see if we can integrate the Russians into this. And we went through weeks and weeks of meetings in crystal city to meet with Russian counterparts, and and mostly people from our essay at the time. Although honestly, I was involved in a lot of those meetings in Khrunichev rep representatives were there, and I don't remember them Rabin introduced as being anything other than. With the Russian contingent that they report with our essay or or Energia. So the bottom line is we we came up with a viable assembly sequence had the service module is the first element. And the node was several elements down before we could get it up. Because again, we had that problem you have to once you put something on orbits you have to be able to drive it around the sky. So you have to have propulsion you have to have command and control. You have to have an ability to keep it up there reboost if necessary so we've at some point formerly adapted for adopted that we were going to be working with Russia's. Okay. And interestingly in it was October of ninety three I got a phone call on a believe is on Thursday about noon said go over building ex and yet your picture taken here flying to Russia tomorrow, and I met several other people from here that we're in the same boat. We we're all getting our picture. Taken they explained to us at our passports would be meeting as we be stopping in DC on the way over and they made a serve with our passports in our visas and mine was one of two that didn't make it in DC. So I spent an extra night in DC flew into Moscow the next day, and we spent. I want to say we spent about a week meeting with the Russians again, Dave Mobely from Marshall led that team. There was probably. I don't remember the number close to twenty of us eighteen to twenty of us that went over there. And this was this was right about the time. They were the Russian tanks had fired on the the White House in Moscow. So politically, it was it was an interesting time time. Yeah. Remember, my first impressions of flying into Moscow. Was it was all black and white except for the red stars and read pictures of linen on the sides of every building and statues everywhere. Well, how and as a contrast to when we left I tell everybody was in pastels. It was it was a totally different place in only I live in..

Russia Moscow US Marshall Khrunichev Marsh Rabin White House Dave Mobely thirty percent
"crystal city" Discussed on Houston We Have a Podcast

Houston We Have a Podcast

04:18 min | 3 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on Houston We Have a Podcast

"But you understand that? Maybe there's some collaboration coming down the road while speculation freedom is really pretty far along. And it's I mean, we were cutting metal and and building. Hardware already, and it's largely the US segment that's on orbit today. It's just the approach for putting it together was radically different. Again. One of the politically expedient things was to get crew on orbit as soon as possible and under the freedom program. We were a few years into the building segments of before we ever brought crew on board so shuttle flights we would leave it on orbit for a period of time. And so there was a real effort to change that the last redesign that that through in the fifty one six inclination really hurt us, performance wise. It took about thirty percent of the shuttles carrying capability out to go to that hiring clinician orbit. I'll really so that was a big impact on we couldn't just fly the pre-integrated trust segments like and the modules like we had planned with freedom because the shuttle didn't have the carrying capability now at the higher inclination. So one of the things Marshall did on their option. They were option Ahah believe is they offloaded racks and things in the modules. We on did different things to the trust charter lighten it up, and and be able to carry it up to that hiring clinician. So bottom line is Marsh was announced as a winner of the competition that we were going to build space station alpha. I think it was that was the other one was called it first. And and the meantime, we were there were few of us pull off to the side and said, well, let's see if we can integrate the Russians into this. And we went through weeks and weeks of meetings in crystal city to meet with Russian counterparts, and and mostly people from our essay at the time. Although honestly, I was involved in a lot of those meetings in Khrunichev rep representatives were there, and I don't remember them Rabin introduced as being anything other than. With the Russian contingent that they report with our essay or or Energia. So the bottom line is we we came up with a viable assembly sequence had the service module is the first element. And the node was several elements down before we could get it up. Because again, we had that problem you have to once you put something on orbits you have to be able to drive it around the sky. So you have to have propulsion you have to have command and control. You have to have an ability to keep it up there reboost if necessary so we've at some point formerly adapted for adopted that we were going to be working with Russia's. Okay. And interestingly in it was October of ninety three I got a phone call on a believe is on Thursday about noon said go over building ex and yet your picture taken here flying to Russia tomorrow, and I met several other people from here that we're in the same boat. We we're all getting our picture. Taken they explained to us at our passports would be meeting as we be stopping in DC on the way over and they made a serve with our passports in our visas and mine was one of two that didn't make it in DC. So I spent an extra night in DC flew into Moscow the next day, and we spent. I want to say we spent about a week meeting with the Russians again, Dave Mobely from Marshall led that team. There was probably. I don't remember the number close to twenty of us eighteen to twenty of us that went over there. And this was this was right about the time. They were the Russian tanks had fired on the the White House in Moscow. So politically, it was it was an interesting time time. Yeah. Remember, my first impressions of flying into Moscow. Was it was all black and white except for the red stars and read pictures of linen on the sides of every building and statues everywhere. Well, how and as a contrast to when we left I tell everybody was in pastels. It was it was a totally different place in only I live in..

Russia Moscow US Marshall Khrunichev Marsh Rabin White House Dave Mobely thirty percent
"crystal city" Discussed on WSJ What's News

WSJ What's News

02:42 min | 3 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on WSJ What's News

"The commercial prices for long. Island's city. There's quite a bit of vacancy and some of that has been caused by developers coming in and redeveloping the area. They believe in the area. So they redeveloped the area and older warehouse buildings creating an increased supply pipeline. So there was a little bit of concern there. And I think Amazon coming in they're going to be taking they've committed to a million square feet that could have just come back on the market. So that helps and they're expecting prices to rise there. Some firms real estate firms are expecting in ten years office rental rates could double in both places in crystal city analysts expect that the boost will be mostly focused in crystal city right in that area because there's enough supply available in the broader market, and it's also easier to to build their so they're the price increase. Be limited. But of course, with rising office prices will probably see housing prices rises. Well, yes. That is the expectation that housing prices will rise as well. I think the question most people have is how much and how fast it's still early days. But it's hard to say that in imagine that because things are moving so quickly. What do you know about what residents of Long Island city and crystal city can expect besides their community is getting a lot more crowded in the next few years. I think a lot of people are expecting that Amazon. When it comes will also bring with it the whole host of other businesses that that Amazon does business with other businesses that will service the company also retail. They're expecting will definitely evolve. A lot more in both of those places because workers, Amazon and other companies will. Need services food going out after work that sort of thing? So I think people are expecting it to be much more twenty four seven community rather than in the case of Long Island city a bedroom community. So I think that's what folks are expecting. They're also expecting to see more tech companies come in you, see in other places tech companies have clustered, and they do that often either they're doing business or competing with and also trying to lure away employees. So that's the other expectation as well. That's Wall Street Journal reporter Keiko Morris. Joining us in our studio with more on Amazon's second split headquarters..

Amazon Long Island Island Wall Street Journal Keiko Morris reporter ten years
Gauging the Amazon Effect on New York and Virginia

WSJ What's News

03:56 min | 3 years ago

Gauging the Amazon Effect on New York and Virginia

"The Amazon effect is set to hit Long Island city in Queens, New York and crystal city and northern Virginia the locations, the company has chosen to split its second headquarters between and real estate firms are preparing for a real estate boom joining us now in our studio is Wall Street Journal reporter Keiko Morris Keiko, the Wall Street Journal has reported before the official announcement from Amazon that there was already speculative buying in some of those twenty finalists cities now that the winners have been chosen. What are you hearing from real estate firms in Long Island city and crystal city, you're hearing that there's a lot more inquiries people positioning themselves to basically get a lot of information very quickly. So they can act on it. This is regarding more of the commercial real estate offices, retail hotel, and so forth. But there's also a whole lot a happening. My colleague, Josh barb anelle wrote about this on the residential, siding and condo. Oh by and that's you're seeing that people go into contract, and and trying to close a lot faster. In fact, he had a story about the flurry of purchasing condos. I think over four days there was one hundred fifty condos went into contract or they had deals on. But in terms of the commercial side, you are seeing a lot of folks they're getting texts like if you're an owner of a property. Well, actually after each report that Amazon was homing in on these two places real estate brokers owners were getting texts from folks inquiries about their property. What are you going to do with it? And so clearly there's a lot of interest there and brokers also got text from folks who are outside of the industry typically saying I'd like to place money in Long Island city. So I'm glad you separated out office space versus residential because of big complaint from people who aren't happy about Amazon. Coming to where they live is thoughts about rising rent prices or the affordability of continuing to live in Long Island city or crystal city, for example, what can you tell us about the vacancy rate for office space, and then the residential concerns that people are expressing in terms of office vacancies both of these places. Crystal city and Long Island city had significant vacancy rates, you know, they were up there. Eighteen percent. That's that's fairly significant for different reasons. But Long Island city has been trying to accelerate its commercial development kind of catch up with a lot of the residential development. That happens over the last more than a decade, and I would say even for decades, the city has tried to boost commercial development and business growth in this area. And they've been making strides, but it's still coming along taking its time. And then crystal city was hit by some of the government drawing back and realize. -ment of certain services, and that's a sector where a lot of government agencies were were tenants and so- crystal city was in the midst also of this transition in trying to I guess redevelop and reposition itself as a place sort of modern, you know, with retail housing try to make it more vibrant, so Amazon coming along certainly exceleron for both of these places in transition will accelerate that process, I believe for the commercial side, and certainly for housing and residential definitely kick up demand in that area. But Keiko what does that mean for pricing? So obviously, the existing owners and investors and folks who are looking to get in are hoping that Amazon coming and the influx of other businesses that they're likely to bring will help boost.

Long Island Amazon Keiko Morris Keiko Wall Street Journal Josh Barb Anelle Virginia Queens Reporter New York Official Eighteen Percent Four Days
"crystal city" Discussed on Knowledge@Wharton

Knowledge@Wharton

04:39 min | 3 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on Knowledge@Wharton

"Is at Dan looney Twenty-one, Susan than when you look at the other eighteen cities in this in this process. Actually seventeen we'll get to Nashville in just a second. What you have both said that that maybe they won by not winning this thing. But what do they realistically game in the process of having gone through this because the idea of pitching, Amazon, they all pitched different companies, but this one felt a little bit different than the norm. In philadelphia. Of course, this is the point that Philadelphia's not one of the chosen, but on the other hand there is a new consortium. That's come together to focus on the combine needs of providing good jobs, fighting Ford -able housing. So I think that that might have happened. But it certainly was spirit on by this beauty contests. I think that we in Philadelphia feel so we have one from this. And that there will be new focus on good jobs. Good housing and infrastructure. Billy was absolutely right. What what I think was the winning ticket for both New York and things and for crystal city is they are incredibly network, not only by metro stations in and subway in both cases, but also by access to airports, national airports are global companies, and there's even going to be a walking bridge. I understand between crystal city and and national airport. So this is. This need for infrastructure is play for all our cities. And this newly focuses on what needs to be done going forward for job growth. There's no end of creativity in America. There's no end of potential productivity, but we need to bring together. The folks cluding the advocates for Ford -able housing to make this happen thoughts. I love it season. So positive it's and and I agree that, you know, with the engineer at the, and, and I take it down to to the proposals that I thought were really intriguing where Detroit and Indianapolis, which they're there what my one an ex girlfriend used to say five or six and in. You know believes that what what happened was we saw cities like Detroit come say. Hey, we're open for business here are bones. And here the opportunities that that can be made on end of the day. They're inviting themselves to become a new cluster cluster for a different type of job. Maybe what we call a green collar job. Right. It's something that is is planned of manufacturing and high tech. And so do you think it's it's there will positions for the next great opportunity and to create facilitate agglomeration of a different kind. So I think the good part is a lot of our T of for the next level. Invest. And that very well as we saw with Nashville who be Amazon, and let's touch on on national for second Billy because that one was the one I think that caught a a lot of people off guard not that I, you know, national is obviously a city that is growing quickly. There is a lot of interest in people going to Nashville on vacation these days. So it's not a surprise that that national got something out of this deal was it. Oh, no. You know? I I grew up in in in global Kentucky and that whole Nashville to Chicago's fine is right for investment. We've talked for years about the brain drain from Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio. And I think that what we're seeing now is is perhaps a resurgence of interest in those locations where we there's cheap housing you can afford to live, and there's also huge talent pool in that's fine everywhere from from Chicago all the way down to Nashville. So I think in in you know, the reason why. Indiana's called the crossroads of America. It's a logistics haven. So I think that this is this is not a this is not a this is a very sophisticated move by Amazon, they can actually have a little more diversity of jobs there. They can have a mid level jobs or range McGuire jobs as well as higher wage jobs. And so I think we'll be prepared to see more investment in this kind of this is fifty five corridor there. Susan your thoughts. Yes. I guess. Exactly. Right. The it's not the end of the game. It's the beginning some ways because the Amazon investments going to draw other investments particularly in Nashville area where there is so much land and talent available is particularly around logistics given location..

Nashville Amazon philadelphia Susan Billy America Chicago Indiana Dan looney Kentucky Detroit Ford New York engineer Indianapolis Ohio Illinois
What the Amazon HQ2 Cities Could Learn from Seattle

WSJ Tech News Briefing

04:16 min | 3 years ago

What the Amazon HQ2 Cities Could Learn from Seattle

"Amazon dot com, which has long been based in Seattle will split its second headquarters between Long Island City, New York and crystal city in northern Virginia, Amazon's invasion will likely transform the neighborhoods for the better in quite a few ways. But will also bring new headaches the to new locations could probably take a lesson in this regard from Seattle. That's where we find the Wall Street Journal's Jay green who joins us via Skype j you refer to the Amazon, invasion Beit and Seattle or the two new sites as a prosperity bomb. This has been used to describe what happened to Seattle's downtown. Isn't that? Right. Yeah. In really the whole city. I mean, you know, I I've lived here for twenty years, and you know, it's estan Ishida. See what's happened to housing prices. People of certainly gotten rich selling their homes here after Emma's come in. And, you know, been plenty of new businesses that have opened up to support Amazon and the forty five thousand people in employs in the city. What was the biggest chain? Change that Amazon affected and Seattle was at the skyline or was it something else? Yeah. When there's a bunch boy. But the skyline is is the most noticeable certainly there's a neighborhood they first moved into downtown called south lake union that was cut hardscrabble ramshackle. There wasn't a whole lot there and flash forward ten years, and it's bunch of grieving buildings in nice restaurants young folks walking around, but in another wants to write it. It's an mistake. Well to see how much traffic has gotten congested really because of that influx of people downtown. And that's really a lot of that has to do with Amazon, right? Amazon's presence in Seattle's downtown created a series of headaches traffic jams transit nightmares. And I guess as you said, you know, these rising home prices have put homes or home buying out of the reach for many. Yeah. I mean, listen. Goes both ways. Right when I bought my house here twenty years ago, and I'm doing okay. But you know, I think about my kids is they're moving into adulthood can be really hard for them to buy a home in Seattle at this point unless they land some great job hasn't the downtown really been transformed by I mean, just Amazon workers it's sprung up basically, a whole bunch of new businesses to cater to them restaurants, the obvious one because it's something that nine Zony wind up going into and there'd been a bunch of great restaurants that have shown up downtown a lot of quality kinda lunch spots. But also really nice dinner spots to there's all kinds of service businesses that have emerged new banks downtown, and that sort of thing it's really a whole economy that has catered to this influx of people J with Seattle Amazon really wrote the book on how a company headquartered in the city's downtown lot of corporate headquarters have been located suburbs. Look at Seattle that's often the. As well. You know, when Microsoft moved here forty years ago little bit less than forty years ago, they decided to move to Redmond which is a suburb of Seattle, and they have a big campus there and they've expanded. Actually, they even have some operations in downtown Seattle in the neighboring city Bellevue Boeing when it emerged here. Many decades ago it really build plants in Everett, which is north of the city in Renton, which is south of the city. And so it is it doesn't really have a presence downtown. And that's really been the difference with Amazon, and it was very purposeful. Jeff basis talked about how they wanted the company to be downtown because the executives there thought it would be a lure to talent. And I think that's also one of the reasons why they've chosen the new locations urban places in young people tend to like in places Amazon's pick of Long Island city's generated a lot of controversy in the New York area. One criticism has been that the tax breaks dangled in front of Amazon were way, too generous, and that the money could otherwise have been used. Upgrade the city's infrastructure, especially here the subways was there any comparable sort of controversy in Seattle. Amazon is a big employer, and it sort of been part of the discussion in terms of building infrastructure. I think people have been frustrated over the years with the contributions Amazon has has made or not made Amazon has responded in some regards. There's a streetcar in downtown Seattle and Amazon purchased an extra streetcar to ease.

Amazon Seattle Long Island City New York Wall Street Journal Virginia Estan Ishida Long Island Jay Green Emma Beit Microsoft Everett Redmond Renton Bellevue Boeing Jeff Twenty Years Forty Years Ten Years
"crystal city" Discussed on GeekWire - Geared Up

GeekWire - Geared Up

03:38 min | 3 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on GeekWire - Geared Up

"Geekwire I'm Todd Bishop, and we are on the line with Monica Nichols, Burkey choirs civic, innovation editor who is on the HQ to beat this week on the east coast. She has made her way from Washington DC and the crystal city area to the other new home of Amazon, which is the queens borough of New York Monica. It's great to have you on. All right. So follow up with us here. Catch us up. What's happened since we last talked to you? You were previously in crystal city, even covering the news there and the reaction from the residents in the Washington DC area where are you now? And what's happening now in New York City looking out at a crazy blizzard and early wind chip and just saved for yesterday. I jumped on the train from Washington DC to New York, it's a little over three hours that was able to work at all time. They'll really got a sense for how convenient skip to second headquarters are going to be Amazon executives to be able to just hang back and forth from one another and here in New York in Long Island city, it really has the field. But the previous neighborhood. I was in crystal city did that it certainly already vibrant neighborhood that there is room for growth, and you kind of envision has these empty lots or old under. Use buildings to be just totally revolutionized by Amazon in the same way that they did with the south union the hood in Seattle. That's interesting because I think our assumption prior to landing there to arriving there was that crystal city was much more of an empty slate. A blank canvas for Amazon to to do with what it will. And then queens, obviously is a very very mature neighborhood section of New York City. But it sounds like you're saying that at least maybe it's old enough for underdeveloped enough that there's the potential for Amazon to turn this in into its own. Yeah. And you get a raise a good point. I mean cleans has a longer and more diverse history than the crystal city neighborhood of Arlington Virginia, but both of us bases. Juicing like they have room for growth, and redevelopment that being said, I think that Amazon is going to face a little more resistance share in queens because I got off the train and made my life of the neighborhood. I encountered ethic protest which members of community activists elected officials expressing their frustration over how to profit went down and also concerned about how their neighborhood it's going to be changed. That was a fascinating part of the coverage in Hugh had an interesting experience getting to that protests that actually speaks to one of the strength of queens as a destination for one of Amazon's new H Q twos. Talk about the process that you went through to get from DC New York to Long Island. It was pretty remarkable. And it certainly made me miss New York. I used to live here. I lived here for five years and one of the things I miss most in a really robust public transportation for happened investigates. Was I was on the train Sunday. See, and I got word of this past that was planned for eleven thirty AM and my train was singled to at eleven twenty. So I got in at Penn station. I ran over to the Eline jumped on the subway subway cleans walkabout, five ten minutes to the side of the protest and rented, they're really only ten or fifteen minutes later than when it started. And they had my suitcase in my luggage. With me..

Amazon New York City New York Washington Long Island Monica Nichols Hugh Penn station Todd Bishop Arlington Virginia Burkey editor Seattle south union five ten minutes fifteen minutes three hours five years
Amazon, Google Battle for High-Tech Talent

WSJ Tech News Briefing

02:20 min | 3 years ago

Amazon, Google Battle for High-Tech Talent

"Choose Long Island City New York in crystal city Virginia is it because the two metro areas have a large number of software developers and engineers from which to choose. Yeah. I think so the lesson here is, you know, they moved to these big east coast cities because that's where the largest volume of talent is interestingly enough, New York City is not particularly dense Intech talent. It's really no more tech heavy than anywhere else in the country, but it's the very dense human population. And therefore, there's the most people with these types of skills to choose from certainly anywhere outside of maybe Seattle and Silicon Valley where these businesses are have a presence. So that's why they're in New York. DC offers them actually little bit of the best of both worlds. There's actually pretty high concentration of technical workers in the DC area of people don't really think of it as a tech hob, but it is the defense hob and the defense industry employs a lot of these types of people. And it's a obviously a large major east coast city. So there's the sheer number of people that shoes from to. And that's what I think's really important with these two companies that set themselves apart people wanna work for Google people wanna work for Amazon. They don't need to advertise. All that much to get the workers. Someone else is smaller company fifty person company that thought will go to New York because I want this type of tectonic gonna have a lot harder time. They might be better off in a smaller city or near university where they can pick off one or two people, but Google Amazon, they're the Hemas they don't they don't need to do that. We've been talking for quite a while now about how there's a labor shortage. Are there concerns that Amazon and Google might not be able to learn of workers to New York City? Well, I think the reason they pick New York City is because they think that's what they have the best chance to lure workers to right? So in addition to having so many workers there you have that being a major magnet where people from universities all. Of the role, of course. But certainly up and down the east coast, I graduate from college. I want to move to New York. I wanna live in the big city. I think they felt they probably had a better chance to lure the talent there that somebody other cities they consider which include places like Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio, Wall Street Journal labor and economics reporter, Eric Morath. Joining us from Washington. Thanks,

New York City Amazon Google Crystal City Virginia DC Long Island Seattle Wall Street Journal Eric Morath Silicon Valley Ohio Indianapolis Washington Reporter Columbus
"crystal city" Discussed on The Takeaway

The Takeaway

04:33 min | 3 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on The Takeaway

"Welcome to the takeaway, Daniel great to be here. Thank you. Thank you. And we've got Robert McCartney senior regional correspondent for the Washington Post on the line. Welcome to the show. Robert good to be here. Tenzin a-. All right. First question for both of you. We saw and we heard public officials praising this move on Tuesday. But I'm wondering if you can tell us what the residents of Long Island city and Arlington or crystal city feel today. Daniel certainly heard the local councilmen Jimmy van Bremer speak with a lot of concern. There's a sense of even outrage, you know, this is going to be done through a structure where there's something called a general project plan, right where you do basically by under a state framework you zone the area, right? These are sites that are along the water there manufacturing sites. They can't accommodate the kind of square footage that Amazon is going to build. So they're going to go through a rezoning. Process at the state level general project planet cuts out the city council to some degree in some ways. It cuts out the veto power of the community. Right. The city council is supposed to represent the community. It's concerns if there's concerns. The city council can hold veto power and typical land-use review again that doesn't end around that process. So the state has has as a as a higher level of power over the site the community will get input. But yet you can see where there would be concerns. They're going to come out, and they're going to be able to say their piece they're going to say if they they like this or they don't like this. But they're not gonna have the kind of ITO power that normal universal uniform land use review process would give them which the city, really. And bless you admitted that they sort of bypass that. I'm curious Robert, what is the what are the residents of crystal city thinking today? It's definitely a mixed reaction. My impression is that. There's less outrage and overt aggressive public criticism in northern Virginia in Arlington. The crystal city is really a neighborhood in Arlington county of Arlington in northern Virginia. Right across the Potomac river from downtown Washington DC, the people seem not to be quite as unhappy at least so far as some of the stuff I've heard out of New York, but it's definitely a mixed feeling. Obviously, there's a sense of pride and excitement about getting all these new jobs, very well, paying jobs. There's a sense that this is helped the prestige and reputation of northern Virginia as forward-looking places a techie place as a place that can attract big companies, huge highly publicized, national competitions. But there's a lot of concern about three things. I is. Traffic. The traffic is very bad in northern Virginia. And you bring in twenty five thousand new people even over ten or fifteen years and all of the additional business, and that's going to be generated and more people coming in. There's already, you know, during rush hour, it's bumper to bumper on some of the roads main roads right around where Amazon is going to be. There's a lot of concern about that. There's concern about housing prices. The bringing a lot of highly paid people it's going to they're going to bid up rents. They're going to bid up homeowners home prices. Now, people who own homes are thrilled about it. You know, the joke is, you know, our houses are going to be worth much more about we're never going to be able to leave them because of the traffic the, but then for people sort of working class people lower and middle income people. They're going to have to move further out in order to be able to afford to live, and that's just gonna make the traffic worse. And then there's this. Feeling there's this concern that in general is just going to sort of exacerbate and widen the gap that already exists between upper income professional people and lower income working people, and it's just gonna make that divide even worse. I'm speaking with Daniel Geiger, a senior real estate reporter for Crain's New York business and Robert McCartney senior regional correspondent for the Washington Post about Amazon's new headquarters now, I wouldn't wanna bring up the stat every year, cities and states spend upwards of ninety billion dollars with a B in tax breaks and cash grants to get companies to move to those states that's more money than the federal government spends annually on housing education or transportation, and I bring this up because I want to ask Dan I'll start with you..

Robert McCartney Daniel Geiger city council Amazon Virginia Arlington Washington Post New York Arlington county Long Island Jimmy van Bremer Potomac river Washington federal government reporter Crain Dan ninety billion dollars fifteen years
Spanish-language reporter faces deportation from U.S. after arrest at protest

WBZ Afternoon News

00:25 sec | 3 years ago

Spanish-language reporter faces deportation from U.S. after arrest at protest

"Now in Boston in the eighteen cities that did not make the cut for Amazon's HQ to festival. Get some words of encouragement from the voice of Amazon, Amazon, echo and dot users in the eighteen rejected cities could ask for Alexa, to apologize Chicago. Sorry about the HQ rejection, Los Angeles. You didn't get the part. We really wanted to move to Denver, but we also really wanted to get some work done each city has its own personal apology. There's even a message for the two winning locations in New York in crystal city. Sorry about this whole splits. Ville thing. The apologies were created by a third party Austin-based ad agency. Right. Burrow, ABC news, Chicago. There's always traffic's

Amazon Chicago Alexa Los Angeles Burrow Ville Crystal City Boston Denver ABC New York
Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for new offices

Daily Tech News Show

02:31 min | 3 years ago

Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for new offices

"Amazon will build two new regional offices in the Long Island city neighborhood of Queens, New York and another one in the crystal city neighborhood of Arlington Virginia, just outside of Washington DC Amazon already has operations in both metropolitan areas. Amazon will make its existing operations in Nashville. It's east coast operations hub as well. So essentially there are three new locations for Amazon, none of them really a headquarters. I don't think hiring however will begin in two thousand nineteen with average salaries promised of one hundred fifty thousand dollars a year. New York state is giving Amazon one point five billion dollars in tax incentives. Arlington is giving five hundred seventy three million and Nashville one hundred two million. So as I understand it the offices that will be expanded in Long Island city. And and crystal city are some of Amazon's Amazon already employs at a fair amount of him plays. They're outside of Seattle headquarters and a lot of folks that that work in the bay area. So there are a lot of folks there as well. Now, you have other cities that were in the running to be the next new Amazon headquarters, you know, in some people say, well, wait a second. What did Amazon just kind of know that they were going to do this the whole time because these are two very obvious places to just expand rather than go into a new market in order to, you know, maybe, you You know. know, get more tax credits from governments who wanted to make sure that they didn't pull out of these areas entirely. Yeah. I don't know that that is the only purpose. I wonder if maybe that was a side effect that they weren't too concerned about like, hey, if we the New York and DC, anyway, we get all this data about all these other cities. Right. Yeah. That that can't hurt. Yeah. Because it does feel like they they did a lot of work to end up with the obvious conclusion of like, oh, well, we have thirty six three hundred sixty thousand square feet of space in Manhattan and a bunch of fulltime workers there and the third biggest location or the fourth biggest location. We have is Washington DC. Let's just go there because it's cheaper than San Francisco. That is one study I read on Recode is that the housing prices in both these places the Long Island city area of queens and the crystal city area, which is right next to national airport. It's the area that borders national airport south from the Pentagon that those are both more affordable places to find housing than Seattle or San

Amazon Long Island New York Nashville Queens Washington Seattle Arlington Virginia DC San Francisco Arlington Manhattan Pentagon One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dol Five Billion Dollars
Amazon announces HQ2 in a split decision (The 3:59, Ep. 489)

The 3:59

04:22 min | 3 years ago

Amazon announces HQ2 in a split decision (The 3:59, Ep. 489)

"Welcome to the three fifty nine. I'm alfred. I'm Ben talks Rueben. If you haven't heard Amazon announced today that they are bringing HQ to to Long Island city in Queens, New York and crystal city, Arlington Virginia are Amazon. Reporter Ben FOX who've been has all the details on it. This is so shocking. I can't believe it. I think I okay. First of all the news at already been leaked a lot last week for multiple sources, the other issue that I'm sure a lot of people will want to quibble about is they're calling it three different North America headquarters. Oh, yes. Like, what is the headquarters? Any third one would be Nashville, Tennessee. No, so Washington like. Washington. Like, obviously Seattle the first one. There's also Nashville Tennessee is going to get five thousand people the other to the ones that were announced today are gonna get twenty five thousand employees each but Seattle is still the biggest with forty five thousand Amazon state. What was so appealing about Long Island city or crystal city, and there I'm sure they did I I was just like planting through their statements where they said a bunch of like positive stuff about this. The these locations it's pretty obvious why they wanted to go to both of these places. These two major centers of power in the east coast, the the DC area, obviously, Amazon has been trying to push a lot more into getting more government contracts. More defense contracts in New York. There's obviously a lot going on with media and entertainment in New York and Amazon being in Seattle as their primary headquarters as oppose to being in the valley means that they are you know, a flight away from that center of power. So. Plunking down twenty five thousand high paying employees in those two major areas. It's going to be pretty significant for the company with our ni financial incentives into this. Yes, very much. So I know that Andrew Cuomo governor Cuomo at one point seven changes name to Amazon Cuomo aches. Okay. First of all like don't expect politicians to act any differently than they normally would. Because if you're expecting them to not shell themselves for twenty five thousand jobs or fifty thousand jobs, which was the initial offer. Then, you know, you're being ridiculous. They would I'm sure Nashville is even very very excited about five thousand jobs. The the problem is in the joke of it is is that this was supposed to be an equal like a co equal to Seattle. And instead it's being separated by multiple states. So let calling two different headquarters twenty five thousand each it's different than what was initially promised. And so a lot of people, and it's also exactly where a lot of people would have expected them to locate. Anyway, so so what were the financial incentives are up a little bit? So New York is offering one point five billion dollars in incentives Virginia's offering five hundred seventy five million dollars incentives. Nashville got away easy with only one hundred million in. Puntive, and that's four creating high paying jobs. I think in the paperwork or the in the terms for an Amazon New York, it was a forty eight thousand dollars for every job that they bring that pays more than one hundred and fifty thousand dollars right temporarily. Obviously, you know, at some point they are not going to get that and sons, and there was another part that mentioned, you know, in lieu of paying taxes, it would be developing infrastructure within Long Island city in queens. Not sure if I'm big fan of that deal. I don't know how many schools Amazon is making or how much it's helping with the subway or police in New York, but I feel like that is something that, you know community. Organizers have always been annoyed about in terms of steel. I know in Newark, they had basically given them the largest possible tax break had they gone with newer, actually, Maryland gave them the biggest with point five billion work offered the second highest publicly known one with seven billion the. Yeah. Like, there's there are a lot of questions that people. Always ask as far as like, this is one of the wealthiest companies in the world. It's one of the biggest companies in the world. Why are we giving them? I wish I could get paid one point five billion dollars to move to New York to do exactly what you were planning on doing in the first place. So you know, that's all the time. We have for today show if you liked what you heard check us out on CNN. I'm out for dang. I'm Ben FOX riven extra listening.

Amazon New York Nashville Seattle Long Island Ben Fox Queens Tennessee Andrew Cuomo Washington Arlington Virginia Reporter CNN North America Rueben Virginia DC Puntive Maryland Newark
Lime gets COO, Disney gets Fox, Amazon gets split, cake mix gets recalled

San Francisco Chronicle Business & Technology News - Spoken Edition

02:13 min | 3 years ago

Lime gets COO, Disney gets Fox, Amazon gets split, cake mix gets recalled

"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Lime gets COO. Disney gets FOX Amazon gets split cake. Mix gets recalled by chronicle staff and new services from business lime grows lime has hired. Joe Kraus, a general partner at GV alphabets investment arm and its first teeth operating officer Krause is online sport of directors and helped lead GV share in three hundred thirty five million dollar investment. In the electric scooter company this year, the San Francisco startup is worth an estimated one point one billion dollars. Kraus was a co founder of internet portal excite during the first dot com, boom he will step down from his role as general partner GV and Han his lime board see to another GV partner as he takes over much of the daily operation from CEO. Toby son number of the day, two point four million. That's how many boxes of cake mix are being recalled by Dunkin Hines because. Because of a link to salmonella the recall affects classic white classic butter golden signature confetti and classic yellow varieties with expiration dates of March seventh through thirteenth twenty nineteen the food and Drug administration warns people not to eat or bake with the mix it's a wrap European Union. Authorities have declared Disney's acquisition of FOX's entertainment assets provided. Disney sells off some TV channels it controls in Europe, the European Commission said Tuesday that it approved. Disney's seventy one point three billion dollar deal to buy the twenty first Century Fox assets. Disney shareholders and US regulators already approved the move and Amazon goes to reports surfaced this week that Amazon was going to split its new headquarters in two and now the apparent locations have been leaked media outlets place. The new hubs in crystal city for Julia, a Washington suburb and Long Island city in the New York borough of queens, the sights will house total. Of fifty thousand employees.

Disney Lime Joe Kraus Gv Alphabets San Francisco Chronicle General Partner MIX Fox Amazon Amazon San Francisco Dunkin Hines COO United States Food And Drug Administration Partner Krause Century Fox European Union Long Island
"crystal city" Discussed on Here & Now

Here & Now

03:58 min | 3 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on Here & Now

"You know that year long Amazon search for a second home outside Seattle. Well, it ended up a search for a second and third home. And not everyone is happy insiders say the crystal city area of Arlington Virginia outside DC and Long Island city in Queens, New York, we'll split the fifty thousand jobs Amazon promised, but as New Yorker, Elizabeth Siles tweeted out, the thought of even ten more people riding the seven train to queens makes me want to pass out for more. Let's go to our weekly guide to the world of tech Recode. Rani Molla is data editor at Recode. She covered Amazon's search Ronnie people think queens particulars already pretty saturated what zone saying about the split decision, and the choices Amazon isn't saying anything yet. But what the reporting on? This is saying is that it was such a difficult thing to find a city that could sort of handle fifty thousand new employees, and you know, how is them and handle the transportation and infrastructure needs at that would take. So it's being booked as a the idea is that it it's just a little bit easier on each of the cities, if they split it down the middle twenty five thousand people a piece and people thought it was going to be these coast because Amazon has been able to hire thousands. We'll be able to hire southlands, and they couldn't do that in a rural area, but people in rural areas thought that they were going to have jobs brought there so there's a lot of upset and people point out that there are already workers in these two areas. More. In anywhere. But in Seattle in the bay area that worked for Amazon, so it seems a little disingenuous to some people who are saying this whole thing was a PR event to leverage tax incentives from the competing cities is that fair. Well, I mean, I definitely think it was an issue of going to a place that had a lot of tech workers that could work Rabat's on as opposed to going to a place to give it tech jobs. And certainly that it's been the whole contest has been done in this public forum. It makes it feel like a giant PR stunt how big are those incentives, by the way, we don't know. I mean, I think it's safe to say there in the billions of dollars politicians really really want Amazon to be in their cities. You saw this earlier on with the the in the beginning. And then with the twenty finalists those incentives that were made public were huge and third just offering all sorts of stuff, you know, it's not always certain as to whether that the financial reward of getting Amazon will equal the incentives that these cities are. Offering. Well, Amazon said it would invest more than five billion over almost two decades in one second headquarters now it's to hiring as many as fifty thousand full-time employees now that's split who would earn more than one hundred thousand dollars a year on average. These are high tech workers, these aren't people moving buys is a programmers. Right. A lot of them are. But they're also is going to be a substantial number of just regular workers. They have warehouse workers they've they've everything, but you know, there there will be a substantial number of programmers that make on average one hundred and ten K a year. So what does that do to housing in these two areas? Well, obviously, the prices are gonna go up. You can't just add twenty five thousand new people, and and not expect that to happen. I I wrote a piece earlier today that showed what the median housing price is in both of those areas, and I would definitely presume it would go up one thing that sort of interesting is Long Island city. They've sort of had this over builds, and there's been tons and tons of apartments built there, and that's created a surplus. So there there is sort of some basis that would take these extra people, but in general, yes, expect hasn't prices and rental prices to go up. It's already a tight market in many places, and it's not just that people aren't going to just live in Long Island city. They're going to live maybe in the entire metro area in Brooklyn, which is very packed in the rents are going up right Long Island cetera..

Amazon Long Island Seattle Queens Rani Molla Elizabeth Siles Arlington Virginia Brooklyn Rabat editor Ronnie New York one hundred thousand dollars two decades one second ten K
Amazon eyeing NYC, Virginia, Dallas for split second headquarters

Arizona's Morning News

00:28 sec | 3 years ago

Amazon eyeing NYC, Virginia, Dallas for split second headquarters

"Get from Amazon on the Wall Street Journal and New York Times reports reports say a deal is close to naming Long Island city in queens and crystal city area of Arlington Virginia as secondary corporate sites. The main reason for having more than one secondary city is Amazon to be able to recruit enough technical challenge. The main headquarters for Amazon is in Seattle. Dave Schreiber ABC news, Wall Street Journal reports Dallas is also being considered as a second

Amazon Wall Street Journal Dave Schreiber Arlington Virginia Long Island Queens New York Times Seattle Dallas
Amazon will reportedly split HQ2 between two cities

Steve Cochran

00:27 sec | 3 years ago

Amazon will reportedly split HQ2 between two cities

"Well. Amazon has refused to comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations, Wall Street Journal and New York Times both reporting that the company will locate the new facilities in queens on Long Island, New York City and in crystal city area of Arlington Virginia. A company spokesperson says that Amazon's not going to comment on the rumors and speculation. But says an update from the company is

New York City Amazon New York Times Wall Street Journal Long Island Arlington Virginia
"crystal city" Discussed on Here & Now

Here & Now

02:29 min | 3 years ago

"crystal city" Discussed on Here & Now

"Offering free two day shipping on orders of more than thirty five bucks. You know, I'm gonna keep an eye out for that should also note that Amazon also announced some little goodies for prime members as the folks who spend one hundred nineteen bucks a year for the free shipping. But also for streaming media. Those prime members are looking at getting some free same day delivery on more items than usual, and they're also in certain cities about sixty across the country can get delivery within an hour from whole foods through the prime now. So let's just think about this from the perspective of the small mom and pop shop that. You know, the the exist all over the country. Amazon does this they offer free shipping right now. They get everybody hooked they run their competition out of business. A lot of these smaller stores, and then next year they come along and say, okay, it's not free shipping anymore. Now. You just have to pass because you have no other option. Yeah. I mean, I think that that's a big problem. And I think that small retailers are going to really be looking at other sources. This is also reminds me of how small business Saturday, which was basically an American Express made holiday for some of their clients who were just having a really hard time competing during the financial crisis. And they really wanted to start this effort. I think that there are a lot more consumers who actually do want to support local and small businesses when they can. And maybe in this respect that Amazon's biggest strength, which is you can get everything there may also be somewhat of a weakness because you know, they've got all this inventory, but they're not experts in anything. And certainly if you are a small retailer if you can figure out how to make a better more tailored experience, I think that's where you have an opportunity. Okay. One more thing on Amazon. Joe we're starting to hear that they may have picked the place for their second headquarters, and it could be crystal city Virginia, which if people have stayed overnight gotten stuck at Reagan national airport. That's that's where you end up in one of the hotels in crystal city. What are you hearing on? Yeah. It looks like that the also fondly of the I think finally the crystal city mall paragon city mall. Yeah. So this is interesting. I mean, I think there's been kind of like a widely spread rumor that Jeff bays us a CEO who also as personally owns the Washington Post and has a big huge personal residence in area that this was going to be the place where he leaned on. I mean, look we don't know decision is supposed to come by the end of the year. They're negotiating incentives conventional wisdom often. Right Jill Schlesinger CBS. Thank you. Take care..

Amazon crystal city Joe Jill Schlesinger Reagan national airport American Express Virginia Washington Post Jeff bays CEO two day
Restored U.S. sanctions on Iran cover shipping, financial and energy sectors

WBZ Midday News

00:51 sec | 3 years ago

Restored U.S. sanctions on Iran cover shipping, financial and energy sectors

"Tation center. Fire chief Roman Clark says the tragedy was caused by the severe weather. We do know that there was some strong whether they came through abroad. We got the first call the national weather service had earlier warned of thunderstorms in the area with some producing gusty winds and heavy rain. The first victim was found under debris last night. And the body of the second victim was recovered. Just after seven thirty this morning. Everyone else has been accounted for workers at the building were evacuated and the company was working with emergency crews to assess the damage this incident comes just a few days after Amazon's new fifteen dollar an hour base. Wage for all of its warehouse employees went into effect in the United States, and in the UK and Amazon is in advanced talks to open its second headquarters in the Washington DC area that according to the Washington Post that says the company's apparently seriously considering an area known as crystal city that large residential and office complex in Arlington. Virginia has just south of Washington and has access to the metro subway system. Amazon announced last year that the retail giant was looking to open a. Second headquarters somewhere in the United States, including looking right here in Boston for the H Q two which would be which would have as many as fifty thousand employees and while their new headquarters location has

Amazon United States Washington Post Roman Clark Washington Tation Center Virginia Boston UK Arlington Fifteen Dollar
Amazon in advanced talks to put its coveted HQ2 in Virginia, just south of D.C., Washington Post reports

Bloomberg Business of Sports with Scott Soshnick and Michael Barr

00:26 sec | 3 years ago

Amazon in advanced talks to put its coveted HQ2 in Virginia, just south of D.C., Washington Post reports

"The Washington Post reports people close to the process as saying Amazon has advanced discussions about the possibility of opening it's highly sought after second headquarters in crystal city. That's in the southeastern corner of Arlington county. It's said to bring fifty thousand jobs with it. A spokesman for Amazon declined to comment as did Arlington county board chair, Katie crystal. Berkshire Hathaway's insurers dodged the worst of losses caused by hurricane Florence in the third quarter

Arlington County Amazon Katie Crystal Berkshire Hathaway Washington Post Hurricane Florence