Twitter | Search | |
Virginia Business
Virginia Business is a monthly magazine with a mix of reporting on the economy, public policy, law and higher education.
6,386
Tweets
1,545
Following
6,631
Followers
Tweets
Virginia Business Nov 16
Company’s expansion in two locations to bring 805 jobs to Va.
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business Nov 15
Thanks readers for coming out in this rainy weather for a lively Meet the Editors session and to for making it possible!
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business Nov 15
IT firm bringing 805 jobs to operations in Montgomery County and Fairfax.
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business Nov 14
Northern Virginia lands a big chunk of Amazon’s second corporate headquarters
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Michael O'Connor Nov 13
Replying to @rascalfence
Northam says the Virginia Housing Development Authority will provide an additional $15 million per year for affordable and workforce housing in Arlington County and Alexandria.
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Michael O'Connor Nov 13
Replying to @rascalfence
He addresses what the most vocal critics of the deal have talked about the most: affordable housing and gentrification
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business Nov 13
While news of Amazon's decision to split its headquarters between & leaked over the past few days, today’s announcements brought new details about one of the most highly anticipated corporate location decisions of the 21st century.
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Jessica Sabbath Nov 13
In 2016, Norfolk Southern signed a 10-year performance agreement w/ Norfolk. What happens if the company moves those jobs to Atlanta?
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Veronica Garabelli Nov 13
Looking back at Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters:
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Jessica Sabbath Nov 13
Also part of the Amazon deal: George Mason is establishing a 400,000-square-foot Institute for Digital InnovAtion at its Arlington campus and will create a School of Computing.
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Jessica Sabbath Nov 13
This announcement alone is a really big deal. Virginia Tech will establish a $1 billion, 1 million-square-foot innovation campus in Alexandria as part of Amazon deal.
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business Nov 13
State, local officials react to Amazon news
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Jessica Sabbath Nov 13
Guess we should talk about New York City, too. Amazon will also establish a headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood in Queens, New York.
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Jessica Sabbath Nov 13
: $50 million over 20 years in K-12 tech education and internship programming to connect higher ed students to tech jobs.
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Veronica Garabelli Nov 13
Amazon local HQs will be housed in a collection of new and renovated buildings located in National Landing, which includes portions of Pentagon City and Crystal City in and Potomac Yard in .
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Jessica Sabbath Nov 13
can receive up to $550 million ($22,000 per job) in incentives from based on job growth and wages. Wages should average $150,000. This incentive requires approval from the General Assembly.
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Jessica Sabbath Nov 13
: says it will spend $195 million for following transportation improvements: additional entrances to Metro stations at Crystal City and Potomac Yard, improvements to Route 1, a connector bridge from Crystal City to Washington National Airport, transitway expansion.
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Jessica Sabbath Nov 13
Amazon incentives include: more bachelor degree programs in computer science; $375 million for new master's degrees in computer science and related fields at GMU Arlington, Virginia Tech Innovation center in Alexandria (both subject to matching funds)
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Jessica Sabbath Nov 13
Incentives from include investments in higher education and transportation.
Reply Retweet Like
Virginia Business retweeted
Jessica Sabbath Nov 13
Amazon HQ2 in Northern Virginia will include buildings in Arlington County AND Alexandria.
Reply Retweet Like