Amazon said on Thursday that it was canceling plans to build a corporate campus in New York City. The company had planned to build a sprawling complex in Long Island City, Queens, in exchange for nearly $3 billion in state and city incentives.
Amazon’s full statement is at the link (and will probably be repeated all over the Net, if you’re blocked by a NYT paywall).
Well, Amazon folded quickly.
And the Mayor and Governor probably have cardiac issues now that they have to face twin budget deficits without Amazon’s future employment income.