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Alexandria leaders say Amazon won’t quash affordable housing

WASHINGTON — Alexandria officials are confident housing prices and rental rates won’t become unbearable when Amazon sets up shop in Crystal City — even with skyrocketing rent in Seattle, where the online retailer has deep roots. “People have looked at Seattle and said that’s what’s going to happen in Northern Virginia, but we’re a different […]

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Alexandria leaders see Amazon HQ2 as economic boom, not traffic nightmare

WASHINGTON — Alexandria city leaders are promising that Amazon’s move to Crystal City and Virginia Tech’s plan to build a high-tech campus in Alexandria will produce an economic boom, not a traffic nightmare. “We are focusing on ways to keep people moving in lots of different ways to get people around and we know we’re […]

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Report: Amazon to split HQ2 between Crystal City, Queens

WASHINGTON — Amazon is planning to split its long-anticipated second headquarters between two locations rather than choosing one, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday evening. Following the Journal’s report, The New York Times reported those two locations will be Crystal City, Virginia, and Queens, New York. The Times said Amazon is closing in on deals […]

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