To win Amazon, don’t compete—collaborate

Amazon’s campus in Seattle, where it has more than 40,000 employees

Both New York City and Newark made the list of finalists for Amazon’s new headquarters, along with 18 other cities, from Toronto to Miami to Los Angeles. It’s obvious what comes next: Amazon wants each city to compete for the prize of 50,000 jobs, adding tax breaks and other sweeteners to their proposal. It is a tried-and-true practice for businesses that are looking to move or expand, one that leads to states and cities cannibalizing one another for smaller and smaller benefits.

New York and New Jersey have a long history of bidding each other down to win jobs. Mayor Ed Koch famously produced an ad showing him guarding a boarded-up Holland Tunnel, daring any attempt to lure companies across the Hudson River.

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Duke Realty’s (DRE) CEO James Connor on Q4 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Duke Realty Corp. (NYSE:DRE) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call February 1, 2018 1:00 PM ET

Executives

Ron Hubbard – Vice President of Investor Relations

James Connor – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mark Denien – Chief Financial Officer

Nick Anthony – Chief Investment Officer

Analysts

Manny Korchman – Citi

Jeremy Metz – BMO Capital Markets

Ki Bin Kim – SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

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UD celebrates Black History Month

Olympic track and field athlete John Carlos, whose demonstration at the 1968 Mexico Olympics has become one of the world’s most instantly recognizable images, will speak Feb. 20 as part of UD’s Black History Month celebration. Photo by Nathaniel Anderson

The University of Delaware is observing Black History Month with a diverse array of events and activities through March that celebrate the achievements of African Americans and honor their role in U.S. history.

This year is particularly significant—2018 marks the 50th anniversary of 1968, a watershed year for the civil rights movement. From the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy, to defiant protests calling for social change, to establishment of the Fair Housing Act, 1968 is often considered to be one of the most consequential years in America’s history. Over the coming months, UDaily will be publishing stories to remember 1968.

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Regional Spotlight: Office and Mixed-Use Projects Drive Growth in ...

Regional Spotlight: Office and Mixed-Use Projects Drive Growth in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic

The first phase of the multibillion-dollar development the Wharf opened in Washington, D.C., in October. One of the largest active real estate developments in the District, the Wharf is a mile-long (1.6 km) waterside neighborhood that stretches across 24 acres (10 ha) of land and more than 50 acres (20 ha) of water. (Hoffman-Madison Waterfront)

After years of planning, the first phase of one of Washington, D.C.’s most ambitious projects, the Wharf, opened in October with restaurants and shops along cobblestone walkways, in addition to residences, offices, a live music venue, and public parks, all with dramatic views of the Potomac River.

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New hope for Newark housing project

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Though Micah Whittaker’s new apartment is wedged between two busy car dealerships, the 27-year-old mother of three says the home is proof her prayers were answered.

Whittaker is one of the first residents to move into Alder Creek, the new subsidized housing complex in Newark on the grounds of the former Cleveland Heights complex on East Cleveland Avenue.

The opening of the complex ends the decadelong limbo in a town where the University of Delaware’s student population keeps rents high.

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Newark DE Apartments And Finding Yours

Do you need help finding Newark DE apartments that are going to fit in with your needs? There are a lot of different options so it can take time to go through them. But, once you find what works you can be happy with the end result.

The apartment needs to be taken care of by the property management company or landlord that owns it. You can find out if this is the case by looking for reviews on the apartment to find out what people have been saying about the apartment in the near past. You want to find the most recent reviews you can find because you want to know what it’s like to live there now. Apartments may change owners over time so if you read an old review it may not give you all of the right information about living in a place.

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How To Find The Best Rates For Delaware Hotels

If you have a need to travel to Delaware this year, it is very important to search for the best rates available. You may not be able to find an affordable hotel to stay at unless you do the proper research. The amount of time that you spend may require you to go online, check the local papers that are posted, and also go to the travel websites that have this information available. You will be able to connect with these businesses, making sure that you can get the best deals available on hotels.

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