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After local opposition, Amazon looking for alternatives to New York HQ

The online retailer has not yet acquired any land for the project, which would make it easy to scrap its plans

Susan Heavey & David Shepardson | Reuters 

Amazon.com Inc is exploring alternatives to locating part of its new headquarters in New York in case the plan should fail due to local opposition, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. The online retailer has not yet acquired any land for the project, which would make it easy to scrap its plans, the source said. The Washington Post reported the story earlier on Friday. The person briefed on the matter said that Amazon was still working toward winning approval from New York officials and had not given up on the proposal, but was considering potential ...

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 08:34 IST
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