Report Touts Northern Virginia’s Strengths In Amazon Headquarters Competition


Northern Virginia should be a strong competitor for Amazon’s new $5 billion headquarters, according to a report by Cushman & Wakefield Research.

The commercial real firm notes in its third-quarter regional report that plans for a new home for the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters, a project long pursued by Northern Virginia, have been put on hold.

Nonetheless, the firm said the region should be a strong competitor for Amazon’s 8 million-square-foot “HQ2,” which is expected to create 50,000 jobs.


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