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What Amazon’s HQ2 will mean for house prices

Posted On November 16, 2018

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Having Amazon as a neighbor could result in very different consequences for homeowners and renters.

Amazon, confirmed Tuesday that it will split its second headquarters, also known as HQ2, across Long Island City, N.Y., and Arlington Country, Va. The two location emerged victorious from a short list of 20 cities Amazon released in January.

Other cities under consideration included Atlanta; Austin; Boston; Chicago; Columbus; Dallas; Denver; Indianapolis; Los Angeles; Miami; Montgomery County, Md.; Nashville; Newark, N.J.; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Raleigh, NC; Toronto; and Washington, D.C.