A 3-Minute Commute and 4 Million Square Feet: Amazon's Second Headquarters, By the Numbers

  • November 13th 2018

by UrbanTurf Staff

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With Amazon's announcement today that half of its second headquarters will be coming to Northern Virginia, UrbanTurf broke down a series of numbers associated with the arrival of HQ2. 

  • 4 million -- The office square footage that Amazon is expected to occupy in Northern Virginia.
  • 6.2 million -- The office square footage that developer JBG Smith controls in the area where Amazon's second headquarters will be located. 
  • 25,000 -- The number of jobs Amazon will create in Northern Virginia over the next 11 years. 
  • 400 -- The number of people to be hired for the headquarters in 2019. 
  • $150,000 -- The expected average wage for an Amazon employee in Northern Virginia. 
  • $550 million -- The amount Virginia will pay Amazon for creating 25,000 jobs. 
  • 267,000 -- The number of housing units that the DC area will need to create by 2025 given the arrival of Amazon, per the Urban Institute. 
  • 170,000 -- The number of housing units the region is on pace to add by 2025. 
  • 1,200 -- The number of new apartments and condos on the boards to be built in Crystal City. 
  • $2,003 -- The average monthly rent for a Class A apartment in Arlington County. 
  • $23 million -- The sales price for Jeff Bezos' home in Kalorama.
  • 16-25 -- The number of minutes it will take Jeff Bezos to be driven from his DC home to the Amazon offices, depending on traffic. 
  • 3-4 -- The number of minutes it will take Jeff Bezos to be flown by helicopter from his house in Kalorama to the Amazon offices. 

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/amazons-northern-virginia-headquarters-by-the-number/14688.

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