Amazon HQ2 provided a crash course in sustainability planning
Hundreds of cities and urban areas had their hopes of hosting Amazon HQ2 dashed when New York City and Crystal City, Virginia, won bids to host the retail giant’s new headquarters. New York’s inclusion wasn’t much of a surprise. They’ll be able to absorb the incoming commerce and workforce without skipping a beat. But Crystal City is another story. Their commitment to improving sustainability reflects the lengths most cities must go to attract major investments.