After a yearlong public search for a North American city to claim as its second home, Amazon made its decision and instead named two locations — Long Island City, NY and the newly branded National Landing neighborhood in Northern Virginia — the winners of its HQ2 project. Amazon’s location search highlighted — on a national […]
Secretary Davin Tours Amazon Facility in Easton, Highlighting Shared Commitment to Workforce Development and Job CreationOctober 23, 2018
Easton, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin was joined by company and local leaders to tour Amazon’s facility in Easton and discuss Amazon’s Career Choice program, which covers tuition for employees to gain new in-demand career skills, regardless of whether those skills are relevant to jobs at Amazon. […]
Wolf Administration Celebrates Expansion of Existing Amazon Tech Hub in Pittsburgh, Creation of More Than 100 JobsFebruary 22, 2018
Harrisburg, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined Amazon officials and local leaders to celebrate the expansion of the company’s tech hub in Pittsburgh, which will create 125 new tech jobs in the city. The tech hub, which invents and builds new […]
Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Amazon will expand its presence in Pennsylvania and has committed to the creation of at least 5,000 new, full-time jobs statewide.