Here's How Amazon HQ2 Incentives Add Up and Impacts LIC, NYC, and New York

Many New Yorkers are thrilled with retail-giant Amazon's choice to open its second headquarters in Long Island City, many are not. Whatever side you are on, here is a rundown of the incentives the state and City offered the company, courtesy of our friends at New York real estate news site The Real Deal.

Amazon announced it will split its second headquarters between Queens and Northern Virginia, but the incentives given to the company have inspired a backlash. Here are some of the biggest tax breaks and subsidies the e-commerce giant is getting from state and local governments.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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