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Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

Amazon’s breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant. Officials in Newark, New Jersey, made a giant heart that read, “NJ & Newark Still Love U, Amazon!” Word came from Chicago and suburban Maryland that they, too, are still interested in a relationship with … Continue reading Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

NEW YORK  (AP) — Amazon abruptly abandoned plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and activists objected to the nearly $3 billion in tax breaks promised to what is already one of the world’s richest, most powerful companies. “We are … Continue reading Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

Dark Times Ahead for Kansas City’s Self-Storage Industry

  KANSAS CITY, MO./ FEBRUARY 12, 2019 (STL.News) The greater Kansas City area’s commercial real estate market has been thriving since 2012. Developments of multi-family, industrial, and self-storage property types have all yielded strong returns. As household income grows and unemployment rates continue to shrink (down to 2.7% as of October 2018), Kansas City’s economic … Continue reading Dark Times Ahead for Kansas City’s Self-Storage Industry

Amazon adds Starbucks executive Rosalind Brewer to board

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon says it has named Starbucks executive Rosalind Brewer to its board, making her the second black woman to ever sit on the online retailer’s board of directors. Brewer is currently the chief operating officer at coffee chain Starbucks. She has also been CEO of Sam’s Club, the warehouse club owned … Continue reading Amazon adds Starbucks executive Rosalind Brewer to board

New York: Amazon says new NYC home won’t tap Opportunity Zone break

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon will not take advantage of a federal program offering massive tax breaks when it builds headquarters in New York City. The internet shopping giant told the New York City Council this week that it had no plans to directly benefit from the Opportunity Zone program offering cuts on federal capital … Continue reading New York: Amazon says new NYC home won’t tap Opportunity Zone break

Why you want to become an Amazon FBA entrepreneur in 2019

Do you sell your products online?  Then you know how difficult it can be. For starters, there’s a customer base to build, not forgetting storage space to find and rent.  Next, the merchandise you sell must be sorted, packed, loaded, and shipped. And it doesn’t end there. There are customers to support, inventories to take, … Continue reading Why you want to become an Amazon FBA entrepreneur in 2019

Mike Bell’s New Book “The Point of NO RETURNS” is a Potent Read that Tackles the Complex Tax Code, the Economic Status of America, and Its Impact Upon All its Citizens

  DAVIS, CALIF./ JANUARY 24, 2019 (STL.News) Mike Bell, a president of Mike Bell Inc., a full-service income tax and real estate corporation, has completed his new book “The Point of NO RETURNS”: a scholarly paperback that offers viewpoints that analyze America’s financial condition, and provides an easy and automated mini tax system to fit … Continue reading Mike Bell’s New Book “The Point of NO RETURNS” is a Potent Read that Tackles the Complex Tax Code, the Economic Status of America, and Its Impact Upon All its Citizens

Power Broker Louise Phillips Forbes Shares Her Real Estate Predictions for 2019

  NEW YORK/ JANUARY 04, 2019 (STL.News) Louise Phillips Forbes Makes Her Predictions for 2019 Interest Rates Will Continue to Climb This moment in time is a Call-to-Action for both Buyers and Sellers: If you are upgrading, buy now and get more today than less tomorrow. If you are a first-time buyer, lock-in a rate … Continue reading Power Broker Louise Phillips Forbes Shares Her Real Estate Predictions for 2019