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Amazon has signed the first leases and sales agreements at National Landing

Amazon has signed the first leases and sales agreements at National Landing 


Developer JBG Smith announced that Amazon has signed its first leases and sales agreements to begin building HQ2 in the area it’s now calling National Landing.

Amazon signed three leases—totaling 537,000 square feet—at three existing JBG Smith buildings in Crystal City. The first HQ2 employees are expected to move into offices at 241 18th Street South and 1800 South Bell Street this year; they’ll move into 1770 Crystal Drive by the end of 2020.

JBG Smith also reached agreements to sell two of its sites in the neighborhood—known as Pen Place and Met 6, 7, and 8—which is where the first phase of new HQ2 construction will take place. Amazon will pay $294 million for the land, where it has the potential to build more than 4 million square feet of new headquarters space. JBG Smith says it anticipates closing on Met 6, 7, and 8 as early as this year, and on Pen Place as early as 2020. JBG Smith will serve as Amazon’s developer, property manager, and retail leasing agent at both sites.  - Washingtonian by 

Amazon Is One Big Step Closer to Its Official Arrival


A rendering of the future National Landing, courtesy of JBG Smith.


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That means more jobs, more homes sold, and a continuing healthy economy!  Hurray, this was one of the reasons, I loved selling commercial real estate.  You could picture the future!  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 3 months ago

Contrary to some reports the Amazon average salary is pretty high.  This development in your community is likely to have beneficial consequences.

Salaries at Inc range from an average of $58,578 to $147,825 a year. Inc employees with the job title Chief Operating Officer (COO) make the most with an average annual salary of $231,759, while employees with the title Picker make the least with an average annual salary of $25,517.Jan 31, 2019

Average Inc Salary | PayScale
Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 3 months ago

All thanks to a stupid naive newbie politician that talked New York City out of bringing them and improve their economy?  Isn't at correct? Congratulations the National Landing community, Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) 3 months ago

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Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 3 months ago
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