Posts Tagged ‘jeff bezos’

The Fourth Real Estate

Earlier this summer, before Jeff Bezos was trending in every echo chamber of the District, developers presented the Washington Post with about two dozen options for a new home. The paper had outgrown its 15th Street NW headquarters—or rather, outshrunk it, with the former newsroom staff of more than 1,000 now down to about 640—and needed [...]

What the Post Sale Means for Development

There are two answers to this question that immediately come to mind: 1. Not much. 2. We don't know yet. For these reasons, I've been reluctant to weigh in on the news of Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post. But it's big enough news for the city—and, yes, potentially for its real estate—that I [...]

Dear Jeff Bezos: Don’t Go To Northern Virginia!

Bisnow is reporting that Seattle-based Amazon.com is sniffing around the Dulles Toll Road for 80,000 square feet of office space, which means they're bringing about 400 employees. They talked to some folks who know why this could be:
Northern VA's biggest asset is its workforce. The TechAmerica Foundation's Matthew Kazmierczak tells us tech firms are attracted to [...]

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