New York City is reportedly nearing a deal to host Amazon's second headquarters. Here's what New York promised the company — from millions of dollars in subsidies to Gov. Cuomo changing his name — to win Amazon over. (AMZN)
Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to move part of its second headquarters, HQ2, to New York City, in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens.
New York City's Long Island City pitch to Amazon promised the company 13 million square feet of real estate, a fun neighborhood, and speedy commutes.
The state has also reportedly offered incentives that could include hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies, as well as more tongue-in-cheek promises such as Gov. Andrew Cuomo changing his name...