Amazon’s decision to drop NYC for HQ2 draws jeers from business leaders

Now that has dropped New York City for its HQ2 expansion, odds are other companies will swoop in and take over what would have been some 8 million square feet of space in the Long Island City (LIC) enclave of Queens. That is, unless, Amazon's dealings with local legislators spooked others from wanting to do business there. "I hope today's news doesn't scare away other business and entrepreneurs," says Julie Samuels, Executive Director, Tech:NYC. Unless, told me. "New York City has so…Original Article