Listen / Now it’s official: Nashville has given final approval to a $17.5 million grant for Amazon. The city will pay the incentives as the company fills 5,000 jobs.
Listen / The jobs grant that Nashville offered to tech giant Amazon goes to a key vote Tuesday night at the Metro Council.
Listen / Amazon will land with a splash when it builds a tech hub in downtown Nashville. But the company, known for its relentless pursuit of innovation, has already been threatening to encroach on the city’s leading industry — health care.
Listen / Amazon’s 5,000-job announcement for Nashville also has major implications for the site in downtown Nashville where employees will work from a new 1-million-square-foot office space.
Listen / Nashville will be home to a new distribution hub for the retail giant Amazon, bringing 5,000 corporate jobs to the city in what public officials are describing as the “single largest jobs commitment” in the state’s history.
Listen / Nashville Mayor David Briley says he’s setting to work on a new plan for mass transit in Nashville following this week’s defeat of a $5.4 billion proposal featuring light rail. Briley says he’s already spoken with some opponents of the failed transit plan, and he intends to push forward with improvements to the […]
Nashville is among the top 20 sites being considered for a second headquarters for Amazon. The company released the list Thursday morning which did not indicate any preferential order.
Starting in January, Amazon will begin charging Tennessee customers sales tax for the first time. And while the online retail giant has been posting huge sales figures in recent quarters, the estimates for what the company will bring Tennessee is a little less eye-popping.
President Obama told a crowded Amazon warehouse in Chattanooga Tuesday that he was glad to be back in Tennessee. He’s made public appearances in the state only a time or two since taking office.
Tennessee’s top Republicans are giving the cold shoulder to President Obama as he makes a rare visit to the state. Governor Bill Haslam’s office says he decided to keep his scheduled appointments Tuesday rather than travel to Chattanooga.