Amazon is breaking up with New York City
#TIA – That sure thing between Amazon and New York City may not be so certain after all.
Amazon is canceling plans to build a new headquarters in New York City, the company said Feb. 14, which also happens to be Valentine’s Day.
The surprise breakup comes after the e-commerce giant faced significant pushback from local politicians over its plan to build a massive development in Long Island City, a rapidly revitalizing, formerly industrial neighborhood of Queens directly across the East River from midtown Manhattan.
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